Events in Sport on July 10

  • 1884 1st Test Cricket to be played at Old Trafford 1st day washed out

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1914 Boston Red Sox purchase Babe Ruth from Baltimore Orioles

Baseball Legend Babe Ruth
Baseball Legend
Babe Ruth
  • 1922 42nd Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Gerald Patterson beats R Lycett (6-3 6-4 6-2)

Sport awardGolf Major

1926 30th US Golf Open: Bobby Jones shoots a 293 at Scioto CC in Ohio

Golfer Bobby Jones
Golfer
Bobby Jones
  • 1929 In game between Pirates & Phillies 9 HRs hit 1 in each inning
  • 1934 2nd All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 9-7 at Polo Grounds, New York
  • 1936 Phillies Chuck Klein becomes 4th to hit 4 HRs in a game
  • 1951 18th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 8-3 at Briggs Stadium, Detroit

Sport awardGolf Major

1953 82nd British Golf Open: Ben Hogan shoots a 282 at Carnoustie Dai Rees

Golfer Ben Hogan
Golfer
Ben Hogan
  • 1956 23rd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-3 at Griffith Stadium, Washington, D.C.

Sport awardGolf Tournament

1960 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Youngstown Kitchens (Trumball Golf Open)

Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA Louise Suggs
Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA
Louise Suggs
  • 1960 UEFA European Championship: Soviet Union defeat Yugoslavia 2-1 in Paris
  • 1962 32nd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 3-1 at D.C. Stadium, Washington
  • 1962 All star MVP: Maury Wills (LA Dodgers)
  • 1964 93rd British Golf Open: Tony Lema shoots a 279 at St Andrews
  • 1966 Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Buckeye Savings Golf Invitational
  • 1968 US Major League baseball announces it will split into 2 divisions for 1969
  • 1971 100th British Golf Open: Lee Trevino shoots a 278 at Royal Birkdale

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1975 Test Cricket debut of Graham Gooch, v Australia, out for a pair

Cricketer Graham Gooch
Cricketer
Graham Gooch
  • 1976 105th British Golf Open: Johnny Miller shoots a 279 at Royal Birkdale

Sport awardGolf Tournament

1977 Pat Bradley wins LPGA Bankers Trust Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Pat Bradley
LPGA Golfer
Pat Bradley
  • 1988 Terry-Jo Myers wins LPGA Mayflower Golf Classic
  • 1990 61st All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 2-0 at Wrigley Field, Chicago
  • 1990 All star MVP: Julio Franco (Texas Rangers)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1990 Last day of Test Cricket for Richard Hadlee

Cricketer Richard Hadlee
Cricketer
Richard Hadlee
  • 1992 John Ellis becomes CEO of Seattle Mariners
  • 1992 US Major Soccer League folds after 14 seasons

Sport awardGolf Tournament

1994 Kelly Robbins wins Jamie Farr Toledo Golf Classic by Owens-Corning

LPGA Golfer Kelly Robbins
LPGA Golfer
Kelly Robbins
  • 1997 Hideki Irabu makes his debut as a NY Yankee, he beats Tigers 10-3
  • 2001 72nd All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 4-1 at Safeco Field, Seattle

Sport awardSports Awards

2002 10th ESPY Awards: Tiger Woods, Venus Williams win

Tennis Player Venus Williams
Tennis Player
Venus Williams
Golfer Tiger Woods
Golfer
Tiger Woods
  • 2007 78th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 5-4 at AT&T Park, San Francisco
  • 2012 83rd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 8-0 at Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City
  • 2016 UEFA European Championship: Portugal defeat France 1-0 in extra time at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis

Sport awardTennis Open

2016 130th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Andy Murray beats Milos Raonic 6-4 7-6 (7-3) 7-6 (7-2)

Tennis Champion Andy Murray
Tennis Champion
Andy Murray