Events in Sport in June 1990

  • Jun 1 Detroit Pistons beat Trailblazers in Portland for 1st time since 1974
  • Jun 3 Cathy Gerring wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open
  • Jun 4 LA Dodger Ramon Martinez strikes out 18 Atlanta Braves
  • Jun 6 Stump Merrill replaces Bucky Dent as NY Yankee manager
  • Jun 9 122nd Belmont: Michael Kinane aboard Go & Go wins in 2:27.2
  • Jun 9 FIFA World Cup: Czechoslovakia beats USA 5-1 in World Cup match

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Jun 9 Dodger Eddie Murray ties Mickey Mantle with baseball's switch hit HRs in 10 games

MLB First Baseman Eddie Murray
MLB First Baseman
Eddie Murray
Baseball Legend Mickey Mantle
Baseball Legend
Mickey Mantle

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 10 8th Seniors Players Golf Championship: Jack Nicklaus

  • Jun 10 Detroit Pistons beat Trailblazers for 1st time since 1974 in Portland

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Jun 10 Patty Sheehan wins LPGA McDonald's Golf Championship

LPGA Golfer Patty Sheehan
LPGA Golfer
Patty Sheehan

Sport awardTennis Open

Jun 10 89th Men's French Open: Andres Gomez beats Andre Agassi (6-3, 2-6, 6-4, 6-4)

Tennis Legend Andre Agassi
Tennis Legend
Andre Agassi

Sport awardTennis Open

Jun 10 89th Women's French Open: Monica Seles beats Steffi Graf (7-6, 6-4)

Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion Monica Seles
Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion
Monica Seles
Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 11 Nolan Ryan pitches his 6th no-hitter beating Oakland, in 9th he retires Ken Phelps, Rickey Henderson & Willie Randolph (all ex Yanks)

MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitching Legend
Nolan Ryan
MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson
MLB Second Baseman and Manager Willie Randolph
MLB Second Baseman and Manager
Willie Randolph
  • Jun 12 Egypt (500-1 longshot) ties favorite the Netherlands 1-1 in World Cup game

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 12 NY Yankee reliever Dave Righetti becomes 9th to record 200 saves

MLB Pitcher and Coach Dave Righetti
MLB Pitcher and Coach
Dave Righetti

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 12 Oakland A's Rickey Henderson becomes 2nd to steal 900 bases

MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 12 Orioles Cal Ripken plays in his 1,308th consecutive game to move past Everett Scott into 2nd place on the all-time list

MLB Legend Cal Ripken Jr
MLB Legend
Cal Ripken Jr
  • Jun 12 NY Mets beat Chicago Cubs 19-8 at Wrigley Field, Cubs outfielder Doug Dazcenzo pitched a scoreless 9th inning
  • Jun 14 44th NBA Championship: Det Pistons beat Por Trailblazers, 4 games to 1
  • Jun 17 90th US Golf Open: Hale Irwin shoots a 280 at Medinah CC in Medinah Il

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Jun 17 Christa Johnson wins LPGA Atlantic City Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Christa Johnson
LPGA Golfer
Christa Johnson
  • Jun 18 After being undefeated in the 1982 FIFA World Cup Cameroon suffer their 1st loss. Soviet Union wins 4-0
  • Jun 18 1st sudden death US Open Golf Championship is won by Hale Irwin
  • Jun 21 At Yankee Stadium rally, Nelson Mandela dons a NY Yankee baseball cap & proclaims "I am a Yankee!"
  • Jun 22 Braves replace manager Russ Nixon with GM Bobby Cox
  • Jun 22 Longest game in Toronto, Yanks beat Blue Jays 8-7 in 15 inns
  • Jun 24 Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Rochester Golf International
  • Jun 29 NY Mets tie their team career high 11 game win streak
  • Jun 29 A's Dave Stewart no-hits Blue Jays & Dodger's Fernando Valenzuela no-hits St Louis 6-0, 1st time no-hitters in both leagues