Events in Sport in July 1974

  • Jul 3 Pitching in major league-record 13th consecutive game for Dodgers

Sport awardTennis Open

Jul 5 81st Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Chris Evert beats Olga Morzova (60 64)

Tennis Legend Chris Evert
Tennis Legend
Chris Evert

Sport awardTennis Open

Jul 6 88th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Jimmy Connors beats K Rosewall (61 61 64)

Tennis Legend Jimmy Connors
Tennis Legend
Jimmy Connors
  • Jul 7 Sue Roberts wins LPGA Niagara Frontier Golf Classic
  • Jul 7 FIFA World Cup: West Germany beats the Netherlands 2-1 for football's 10th World Cup in Munich
  • Jul 7 New Zealand imposes a blanket ban on sports teams from South Africa
  • Jul 8 Yank shortstop Jim Mason ties record with 4 doubles in 9 inn game

Sport awardGolf Major

Jul 13 103rd British Golf Open: Gary Player shoots a 282 at Royal Lytham

Golfer Gary Player
Golfer
Gary Player
  • Jul 14 Billy Martin is 1st AL manager ejected by umpire from 2 games in 1 day
  • Jul 14 Sharon Miller wins LPGA Borden Golf Classic
  • Jul 17 Bob Gibson becomes 2nd pitcher to strike-out 3,000 (Cesar Geronimo)
  • Jul 21 29th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Sandra Haynie
  • Jul 21 61st Tour de France won by Eddy Merckx of Belgium
  • Jul 23 45th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-2 at 3 Rivers Stadium, Pitts
  • Jul 23 All star MVP: Steve Garvey (LA Dodgers)
  • Jul 28 Carole Jo Skala wins LPGA Wheeling Ladies Golf Classic