On This Day

Events in Sport in June 1992

  • Jun 1 Stanley Cup Final, Chicago Stadium, Chicago, IL: Pittsburgh Penguins beat Chicago Blackhawks, 6-5 for a 3-1 series win; 2nd consecutive title for Penguins

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Jun 2 Former NFL NY Giant Coach Bill Parcells undergoes open heart surgery

NFL Coach Legend Bill Parcells
NFL Coach Legend
Bill Parcells
  • Jun 6 America West Arena opens in Phoenix, Arizona; home court of NBA Phoenix Suns
  • Jun 6 124th Belmont: Eddie Delahoussaye aboard AP Indy wins in 2:26

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Jun 6 NY Mets first baseman Eddie Murray records his 1,510th run batted in during 15-1 thrashing of Pittsburgh Pirates to pass Mickey Mantle as all-time RBI leader among MLB switch-hitters

MLB 1st Baseman Eddie Murray
MLB 1st Baseman
Eddie Murray
  • Jun 6 WLAF World Bowl 2, Olympic Stadium, Montreal: Sacramento Surge beats Orlando Thunder, 21-17

Sport awardFrench Open Women's Tennis

Jun 6 French Open Women's Tennis: Yugoslavian star Monica Seles retains title; outlasts Steffi Graf of Germany 6-2, 3-6, 10-8

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
  • Jun 7 French Open Men's Tennis: American Jim Courier retains title; beats Petr Korda of Czechoslovakia 7-5, 6-2, 6-1
  • Jun 8 NY Yankee pitcher Steve Howe is banned from baseball for 7th time
  • Jun 11 Owners approve sale of Seattle Mariners to a Japanese group
  • Jun 11 Tracy Austin, 29, is youngest inductee of International Tennis Hall of Fame
  • Jun 11 US Olympic baseball team plays 1st exhibition game, beat Venezuela 20-0

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Jun 14 Senior Players Championship Men's Golf, TPC of Michigan: Dave Stockton wins first of 3 Champions Tour major titles by 1 stroke from J.C. Snead and lee Trevino

Golfer and Two-Time PGA Champion Dave Stockton
Golfer and Two-Time PGA Champion
Dave Stockton
  • Jun 14 46th NBA Championship: Chicago Bulls beat Port Trailblazers, 4 games to 2
  • Jun 16 Colorado Rockies 1st minor league team's (Bend Oregon in Class A) game
  • Jun 16 Red Sox Jeff Reardon sets record of 342 saves (vs Yanks 1-0)

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Jun 17 Philadelphia 76ers trade Charles Barkley to Phoenix Suns

NBA Power Forward Charles Barkley
NBA Power Forward
Charles Barkley
  • Jun 18 Ottawa Senators make goalie Peter Sidorkiewicz their 1st draft
  • Jun 18 Tampa Bay Lightning make goalie Wendell Young their 1st draft

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Jun 19 Evander Holyfield beats Larry Holmes in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

Boxer Evander Holyfield
Boxer
Evander Holyfield
WBC Heavyweight Champion Larry Holmes
WBC Heavyweight Champion
Larry Holmes
  • Jun 19 NY Yankees 1st game in Baltimore Oriole's Camden Yards
  • Jun 20 Kelly Saunders is 2nd female baseball PA announcer (Baltimore Orioles)

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Jun 20 Dino Ciccarelli is traded by the Washington Capitals to the Detroit Red Wings

NHL Star Dino Ciccarelli
NHL Star
Dino Ciccarelli
  • Jun 20 NHL Draft: ZPS Zlin (Czechoslovakia) defenceman Roman Hamrlik first pick by Tampa Bay Lightning
  • Jun 21 US Open Men's Golf, Pebble Beach GL: Perennial runner-up Tom Kite breaks through for his only major title, 2 strokes ahead of runner-up Jeff Sluman

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Jun 21 Last day of test cricket for Ian Botham and Allan Lamb

Cricketer Ian Botham
Cricketer
Ian Botham
  • Jun 24 Commissioner Fay Vincent permanently bans Steve Howe from baseball

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Jun 24 NBA Draft: LSU center Shaquille O'Neal first pick by Orlando Magic

Basketball Player Shaquille O'Neal
Basketball Player
Shaquille O'Neal
  • Jun 26 UEFA European Championship Final, Ullevi, Gothenburg, Sweden: In a huge upset Denmark beats Germany, 2-0
  • Jun 27 193rd ranked Andrei Olhovskiy of Russia defeats #1 seed Jim Courier 6-4, 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 in the 3rd round at Wimbledon
  • Jun 27 Dan O'Brien fails on pole vault & eliminated from Olympics decathlon
  • Jun 28 US Dream Team beats Cuba in 1st exhibition basketball game, 133-57

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Jun 29 NHL decides Eric Lindross goes to Flyers instead of Rangers

NHL Star Eric Lindros
NHL Star
Eric Lindros
  • Jun 30 1st pay bathrooms in US open: 25 cents (NYC)