Events in Sport in June 1985

  • Jun 1 Viv Richards scores 300 in a day on the way to 322 v Warwickshire

Sport awardGolf Major

Jun 2 31st LPGA Championship won by Nancy Lopez

LPGA Golfer Nancy Lopez
LPGA Golfer
Nancy Lopez
  • Jun 3 Brewers draft B J Surhoff #1
  • Jun 8 117th Belmont: Eddie Maple aboard Creme Fraiche wins in 2:27
  • Jun 9 39th NBA Championship: LA Lakers beat Boston Celtics, 4 games to 2
  • Jun 9 Alice Miller wins LPGA McDonald's Golf Championship

Sport awardTennis Open

Jun 9 84th Men's French Open: Mats Wilander beats Ivan Lendl (3-6, 6-4, 6-2, 6-2)

Tennis Player and Seven-Time Major Champion Mats Wilander
Tennis Player and Seven-Time Major Champion
Mats Wilander
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ivan Lendl
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion
Ivan Lendl

Sport awardTennis Open

Jun 9 84th Women's French Open: Chris Evert beats Martina Navratilova (6-3, 6-7, 7-5)

Tennis Legend Chris Evert
Tennis Legend
Chris Evert
Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova
  • Jun 14 Earl Weaver comes out of retirement to manage Balt Orioles

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Jun 15 Pinklon Thomas KOs Mike Weaver in 8 for heavyweight boxing title

WBA World Heavyweight Champion Mike Weaver
WBA World Heavyweight Champion
Mike Weaver
  • Jun 16 85th US Golf Open: Andy North shoots a 279 at Oakland Hills CC Mich

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Jun 16 Pat Bradley wins LPGA Rochester Golf International

LPGA Golfer Pat Bradley
LPGA Golfer
Pat Bradley
  • Jun 16 T C Chen, ahead by 4 strokes in final round of US Open
  • Jun 16 Willie Banks of USA sets triple jump record (58 feet 11 inches) in Indianapolis
  • Jun 18 Boston Red Sox Fred Lynn gets 10 RBIs

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 19 Reggie Jackson hits his 513th HR to move into 10th place

MLB Right Fielder Reggie Jackson
MLB Right Fielder
Reggie Jackson
  • Jun 23 Alice Miller wins LPGA Mayflower Golf Classic
  • Jun 23 Laffit Pincay Jr becomes 2nd jockey to win $100 million
  • Jun 30 Juli Inkster wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open