Events in Sport in June 1960

  • Jun 5 Joyce Ziske wins LPGA Wolverine Golf Open
  • Jun 9 ABC & AFL sign a 5 year contract
  • Jun 11 92nd Belmont: Bill Hartack aboard Celtic Ash wins in 2:29.2

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Jun 12 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Triangle Round Robin Golf Tournament

Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA Louise Suggs
Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA
Louise Suggs
  • Jun 15 Angel Cordero wins his 1st of over 7000 horse races

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 17 Ted Williams hit his 500th HR

Baseball Player Ted Williams
Baseball Player
Ted Williams

Sport awardGolf Major

Jun 18 60th US Golf Open: Arnold Palmer shoots 280 at Cherry Hills in Denver

  • Jun 18 Giants hire Tom Sheehan as baseball's oldest debuting manager (66)

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Jun 19 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Cosmopolitan Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Betsy Rawls
LPGA Golfer
Betsy Rawls

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Jun 20 Floyd Patterson KOs Ingemar Johansson in 5 for heavyweight boxing title

Boxer and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion Floyd Patterson
Boxer and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion
Floyd Patterson
  • Jun 25 South Africa beats New Zealand 13-0 in the first rugby test of the series in Johannesburg
  • Jun 29 Joyce Ziske wins LPGA Western Golf Open