Events in Sport in February 1990

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feb 3 Darryl Strawberry voluntarily enters Smither Center for Alcohol rehabilitation

Baseball Player Darryl Strawberry
Baseball Player
Darryl Strawberry
  • Feb 3 Jockey Billy Shoemaker (58), retires after 40,350 horse race
  • Feb 4 Anders Holmertz swims world record 400 m freestyle (3:40.81)
  • Feb 4 Lyudmila Narozhi-Lenko runs world record 60m hurdles indoor (7.69)
  • Feb 4 NFL Pro Bowl: NFC beats AFC 27-21

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Feb 4 Pat Bradley wins Oldsmobile LPGA Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Pat Bradley
LPGA Golfer
Pat Bradley

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feb 4 Richard Hadlee takes his 400th Test Cricket wicket (Sanjay Manjrekar)

Cricketer Richard Hadlee
Cricketer
Richard Hadlee
  • Feb 4 St Petersburg Pelicans beat West Palm Beach Tropics 12-4 to win 1st Senior Professional Baseball Association Championship

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feb 6 Brett Hull becomes 1st son of NHL 50 goal scorer (Bobby) to score 50

NHL Legend Brett Hull
NHL Legend
Brett Hull
  • Feb 6 Groundbreaking begins on Baltimore Orioles' new $102 million stadium
  • Feb 11 40th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 130-113 at Miami

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Feb 11 James "Buster" Douglas KOs Mike Tyson in 10 to win heavyweight boxing crown

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feb 13 Larry Bird (Celtics) ends NBA free throw streak of 71 games

NBA Legend Larry Bird
NBA Legend
Larry Bird
  • Feb 15 Baseball owners lock out players
  • Feb 18 Jane Crafter wins LPGA Phar-Mor at Inverrary Golf Tournament
  • Feb 22 1st day India v NZ cricket at Auckland NZ 5-78 at lunch, 9-387 stumps

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Feb 24 Beth Daniel wins LPGA Orix Hawaiia Ladies Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Beth Daniel
LPGA Golfer
Beth Daniel
  • Feb 25 Australia beat Pakistan 2-0 to win cricket's World Series Cup