Events in Sport in August 1993

  • Aug 1 Missie Berteott wins LPGA Ping/Welch's Golf Championship

Hall of fameHall of Fame

Aug 1 Reggie Jackson enshrined in Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY

MLB Right Fielder Reggie Jackson
MLB Right Fielder
Reggie Jackson
  • Aug 2 Peter Angelos & William DeWitt purchase Orioles
  • Aug 8 Dana Lofland wins McCall's LPGA Golf Classic Dormann at Stratton Mt
  • Aug 11 NY Islander Brian Mullen, 31, suffers a mild stroke

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Aug 11 Red Sox Roger Clemens pitches 2,000th strike out (Danny Tartabul-NY)

MLB Pitching Legend Roger Clemens
MLB Pitching Legend
Roger Clemens

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Aug 13 Blue Jay Rickey Henderson pays Turner Ward $25,000 for his #24

MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson
  • Aug 13 4th World Championships in Athletics open at Stuttgart, Germany
  • Aug 14 Reggie Jackson Day - NY Yanks retire 13th # (#44)
  • Aug 15 75th PGA Championship: Paul Azinger shoots a 272 at Inverness Club Oh
  • Aug 15 Cindy Schreyer wins LPGA Sun-Time Challenge Golf Tournament

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Aug 15 Nolan Ryan, 324th & final victory, Rangers 4, Indians 1

MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitching Legend
Nolan Ryan
  • Aug 19 34th Walker Cup: US, 19-5
  • Aug 19 Sally Gunnell runs women's world record 400m hurdles (52.74")
  • Aug 20 Colin Jackson runs world record 110m hurdles (12.91)
  • Aug 22 Hiromi Kobayash wins Minnesota LPGA Golf Classic
  • Aug 22 4th World Championships in Athletics close at Stuttgart, Germany

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Aug 23 Fred McGriff & David Justice are 6th to hit back-to-back HRs twice in same game

MLB Outfielder David Justice
MLB Outfielder
David Justice
  • Aug 24 Padres scores 14 in 1st vs Cardinals
  • Aug 29 21st du Maurier Golf Classic: Brandie Burton
  • Aug 29 93rd US Golf Amateur Championship won by John Harris
  • Aug 31 Minnesota Twins beat Cleve Indians 5-4 in 22 innings