Events in Sport in 1990 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 282 of 282

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 17 Phyllis Polander sues Mike Tyson for sexual harassment

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Aug 19 Betsy King wins LPGA JAL Big Apple Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Betsy King
LPGA Golfer
Betsy King
  • Aug 19 NY Yankee Kevin Mass is quickest to reach 14 HRs (approx 128 at bat)
  • Aug 20 Gene Michael names NY Yankee VP/GM replacing Harding Peterson

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 20 George Steinbrenner steps down as NY Yankee owner

New York Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner
New York Yankees Owner
George Steinbrenner
  • Aug 20 NY Yankee Kevin Mass is quickest to reach 15 HRs (approx 132 at bat)
  • Aug 25 Li Hui Rong of China sets triple jump woman's record (47'8½")

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Aug 26 Beth Daniel wins LPGA Northgate Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Beth Daniel
LPGA Golfer
Beth Daniel
  • Aug 27 Brewers-Blue Jays game is delayed 35 minutes due to gnats
  • Aug 27 Rosa Mota wins female marathon (2:31:27)
  • Aug 28 Cub's Ryne Sandberg is 1st 2nd baseman to hit 30 HRs, consecutively
  • Aug 30 Ken Griffey & Ken Griffey Jr become 1st father & son to play on same team (Seattle Mariners), both single in 1st inning
  • Aug 31 Ken Griffey Sr & Jr are 1st father & son to play on same team each goes 1 for 4 for Seattle Mariners
  • Sep 1 Gelindo Bordin sets European marathon record (2:14:02)
  • Sep 1 Highest combined CFL score (111), Toronto Argonauts beat BC 68-43
  • Sep 3 9th no-hitter of 1990: Blue Jay Dave Steib beats Cleve 3-0
  • Sep 3 Beth Daniel wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic
  • Sep 3 White Sox reliever Bobby Thigpen sets save record at 47 en route to 57

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 5 Pete Sampras ends Ivan Lendl's bid for 9th straight US Open final

Tennis Player Pete Sampras
Tennis Player
Pete Sampras
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ivan Lendl
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion
Ivan Lendl

Sport awardTennis Open

Sep 8 110th Women's U.S. Open: Gabriela Sabatini beats Steffi Graf (6-2, 7-6)

Tennis Player Steffi Graf
Tennis Player
Steffi Graf

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Sep 9 Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Ping-Cellular One Golf Championship

LPGA Golfer Patty Sheehan
LPGA Golfer
Patty Sheehan
  • Sep 9 110th Men's U.S. Open: 19 year old Pete Sampras beats Andre Agassi (6-4, 6-3, 6-2)
  • Sep 10 1st time since 1966 that all 8 grand slam tennis champs are different
  • Sep 10 1st time in NY Yankee history they are completely swept season series, Oakland A's beat them 12 games to 0
  • Sep 13 Robert E Nederlander appointed NY Yankee managing general partner
  • Sep 15 Chicago White Sox Bobby Thigpen is 1st to record 50 saves
  • Sep 16 Patty Sheehan wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic
  • Sep 18 Atlanta is chosen to host 1996 (centennial) Summer Olympics
  • Sep 21 Faye Vincent turns down White Sox bid to reinstate Minnie Minoso, 68

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Sep 22 Andre Dawson steals his 300th base & is only player other than Willie Mays to have 300 HRs, 300 steals & 2,000 hits

MLB Star Andre Dawson
MLB Star
Andre Dawson
MLB Legend Willie Mays
MLB Legend
Willie Mays

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Sep 23 Nancy Lopez wins MBS LPGA Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Nancy Lopez
LPGA Golfer
Nancy Lopez
  • Sep 25 1st 8 NY Yankees hit safely vs Balt Orioles to tie record
  • Sep 27 Tour de France champion Greg LeMond visits White House
  • Sep 30 Chicago White Sox beat Seattle 2-1 in last game at Comiskey Park
  • Sep 30 Pittsburgh Pirates wins NL East title

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 3 George Brett becomes 1st to lead league in batting in 3 decades

MLB Third Baseman George Brett
MLB Third Baseman
George Brett
  • Oct 7 Beth Daniel wins LPGA Centel Golf Classic
  • Oct 10 MLB American League Championship: Oakland Athletics beat Boston Red Sox, 4 games to 0
  • Oct 12 MLB National League Championship: Cincinnati Reds beat Pittsburgh Pirates, 4 games to 2
  • Oct 14 Cathy Gerring wins LPGA Trophee Urban World Golf Championship

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 14 SF 49er Joe Montana passes for 6 touchdowns vs Atlanta (45-35)

NFL Quarterback Joe Montana
NFL Quarterback
Joe Montana
  • Oct 16 Reds Eric Davis is 22nd player to homer in his 1st World Series at bat
  • Oct 20 Cincinnati Reds sweep Oakland A's in 86th World Series

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 21 Esther Canseco calls Oakland A's manager Tony La Russa a "punk" for not starting husband Jose in the World Series

Baseball Manager Tony La Russa
Baseball Manager
Tony La Russa

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Oct 25 Evander Holyfield KOs Buster Douglas in 3 for heavyweight boxing title

  • Oct 27 Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Bayakoa, Fly So Free, In The Wings, Meadow Star, Royal Academy, Safely Kept, Unbridled
  • Nov 1 Sandra Miller awarded $100 for Mike Tyson fondling her breasts
  • Nov 2 1st NBA game at Target Center, Minn Timberwolves beat Mavericks 98-85
  • Nov 4 20th NYC Women's Marathon won by Wanda Panfil in 2:30:45
  • Nov 4 21st NYC Marathon won by Douglas Wakiihuri in 2:12:39
  • Nov 4 Debbie Massey wins LPGA Mazda Japan 133 Golf Classic

  • Nov 4 41st Formula One WDC: Ayrton Senna wins by seven points
  • Nov 6 Braves' Dave Justice wins NL Rookie of Year

AgreementContract of Interest

Nov 8 Darryl Strawberry signs 5-year contract with LA Dodgers

Baseball Player Darryl Strawberry
Baseball Player
Darryl Strawberry
  • Nov 12 "The Body Bag Game" - after Eagles coach Buddy Ryan threatens beating Redskins so badly "they'll have to be carted off in body bags" the Eagles defense score 3 touchdowns winning 28–14, knocking 8 Redskins out of the game

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 14 James Worthy is arrested in Houston and charged with two counts of solicitation of prostitution

NBA Small Forward James Worthy
NBA Small Forward
James Worthy
  • Nov 18 1st Solheim Cup: US beats Europe 11½-4½ at Lake Nona CC FLA
  • Nov 18 NFL NY Giants beat Det Lions 20-0, to run 1990 record to 10-0
  • Nov 18 40th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Dale Earnhardt wins

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 19 Pittsburgh's Barry Bonds wins NL MVP

MLB Legend Barry Bonds
MLB Legend
Barry Bonds

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 20 Oakland's Rickey Henderson wins AL MVP

MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson
  • Nov 20 Sacramento Kings last NBA win on the road for over a year
  • Nov 23 Test Cricket debut of Saeed Anwar (Pak v WI), scores 0 & 0
  • Nov 25 78th CFL Grey Cup: Winn Blue Bombers defeat Edmonton Eskimos, 50-11
  • Nov 25 NFL's NY Giants & SF 49ers after winning their 1st 10 games both
  • Nov 25 India bowl the Sri Lankan cricket team out for 82; Venkatapathy Raju (I) takes 6-12 off 17.5 overs
  • Nov 26 Buffalo Bills become 6th 1st place NFL team to lose on same weekend
  • Dec 1 56th Heisman Trophy Award: Ty Detmer, Brigham Young (QB)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 1 NY Knicks Patrick Ewing scores 50 points beating Charlotte 113-96

Hall of Fame NBA Centre Patrick Ewing
Hall of Fame NBA Centre
Patrick Ewing
  • Dec 1 55th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 16-7 in Birmingham
  • Dec 2 79th Davis Cup: USA beats Australia in St Petersburg (3-2)
  • Dec 2 Beth Daniel/Davis Love wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
  • Dec 3 NL batting champ Willie McGee signs as a free agent with SF Giants
  • Dec 5 Blue Jays trade F McGriff & T Fernandez to SD for R Alomar & J Carter
  • Dec 6 NHL grants conditional membership to Tampa Bay Lightning
  • Dec 9 Betsy King wins Itoman LPGA World Match Play Golf Championship
  • Dec 9 NFL NY Giant Otis Anderson becomes 8th to rush for 10,000th yard

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 22 Paul Coffey becomes the second NHL defenceman to record 1000 points, doing so in a record-breaking 770 games

NHL Star Paul Coffey
NHL Star
Paul Coffey

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 24 Expos trade Tim Raines to White Sox for Ivan Calderon & Barry Jones

MLB Outfielder Tim Raines
MLB Outfielder
Tim Raines
  • Dec 26 Reggie Williams becomes 1st GM of WLAF's NY-NJ Knights
  • Dec 26 Senior Professional Baseball Association folds
  • Dec 28 Blockbuster Bowl 1: Florida State beats Penn State, 24-17