Events in Sport in June 1967

  • Jun 3 99th Belmont: Bill Shoemaker aboard Damascus wins in 2:28.8

Sport awardTennis Open

Jun 3 66th Men's French Championships: Roy Emerson beats Tony Roche (6-1, 6-4, 2-6, 6-2)

Tennis Player Roy Emerson
Tennis Player
Roy Emerson
Tennis Player and Coach Tony Roche
Tennis Player and Coach
Tony Roche
  • Jun 3 66th Women's French Championships: Francoise Durr beats Lesley Turner (4-6, 6-3, 6-4)

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Jun 4 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA St Louis Women's Golf Invitational

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth
  • Jun 7 NY Yankees draft Ron Blomberg #1

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 11 A. J. Foyt and Dan Gurney drive a Ford to victory in Le Mans

Racing Car Driver A. J. Foyt
Racing Car Driver
A. J. Foyt
  • Jun 11 Chicago Cubs (7) & NY Mets (4) tie record of 11 HRs in a game

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Jun 11 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Bluegrass Golf Invitational

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright
  • Jun 12 Washington Senators beat Chicago White Sox 6-5 in 22 innings

Sport awardGolf Major

Jun 18 67th US Golf Open: Jack Nicklaus shoots 275 at Baltusrol GC NJ

  • Jun 18 Houston Don Wilson no-hits Atlanta Braves, 2-0
  • Jun 18 Susie Maxwell wins LPGA Milwaukee Jaycee Golf Open

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 20 Muhammad Ali convicted of refusing induction into armed services

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Muhammad Ali
  • Jun 20 Phillies Larry Jackson beats NY Mets for 18th straight time
  • Jun 21 Yanks take 5-3 lead in 11th & lose 6-5, in 2nd game Red Sox lead 3-2 in 9th & Yanks beat them 6-3
  • Jun 25 Carol Mann wins LPGA Buckeye Savings Golf Invitational
  • Jun 30 Phillies Cookie Rojas pitches, plays 9th position since joining Phils