Events in Sport in June 1970

  • Jun 4 SD Padres draft Mike Ivie #1
  • Jun 6 102nd Belmont: John Rotz aboard High Echelon wins in 2:34
  • Jun 7 Jockey Willie Shoemaker passes Johnny Longden with his 6,033 win
  • Jun 7 Shirley Englehorn wins LPGA Lady Carling Golf Open
  • Jun 7 69th Men's French Open: Jan Kodes beats Zeljko Franulovic (6-2, 6-4, 6-0)
  • Jun 7 69th Women's French Open: Margaret Court beats Helga Niessen Masthoff (6-2, 6-4)
  • Jun 12 Pitts Pirate Doc Ellis no-hits San Diego Padres, 2-0
  • Jun 14 Cincinnati Red Stockings loses 1st game after winning 130 straight
  • Jun 15 16th LPGA Championship won by Shirley Englehorn
  • Jun 21 70th US Golf Open: Tony Jacklin shoots a 281 at Hazeltine National Minn
  • Jun 21 FIFA World Cup: Brazil beats Italy, 4-1 to win Football's 9th World Cup in Mexico City
  • Jun 21 Judy Rankin wins LPGA George Washington Golf Classic
  • Jun 26 Frank Robinson hits 2 grand slams as Orioles beat Senators 12-2

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Jun 28 Mary Mills wins LPGA Len Immke Buick Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Mary Mills
LPGA Golfer
Mary Mills
  • Jun 30 Cincinnati's Riverfront Stadium opens, Braves beat Reds 8-2