Events in Sport on July 14

  • 1912 Kenneth McArthur runs Olympic record marathon (2:36:54.8)
  • 1914 NL's Boston Braves start climb from last place to world series sweep
  • 1916 St Louis Brown Ernie Koob pitches all 17 innings for 14 hits in a 0-0 tie vs Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park

Baseball Record

1934 NY Times erroneously declares Babe Ruth 700 HR record to stand for all time

  • 1934 Philadelphia Phillies score 11 runs in an inning, beating Cincinnati 18-0

Sports History

1946 Cleveland's Lou Boudreau hits 4 doubles & HR, but Red Sox win 11-10 on Ted Williams 3 HR with 8 RBIs

Sports History

1949 Czech tennis stars Jaroslav Drobný and Vladimir Černík defect while playing in a tournament in Gstaad, Switzerland; Drobny accepts Egyptian citizenship

  • 1951 1st color telecast of a sporting event (CBS-horse race)
  • 1951 In his last race, 1948 Triple Crown champion Citation wins the Hollywood Gold Cup by 4 lengths, to become American racing's first millionaire horse.
  • 1953 20th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 5-1 at Crosley Field, Cincinnati
  • 1956 Boston Red Sox pitcher Mel Parnell no-hits Chicago White Sox, 4-0 at Fenway Park, Boston

Sports History

1963 50th Tour de France: French cyclist Jacques Anquetil wins his 3rd consecutive general classification event; first rider to win Tour 4 times

  • 1964 51st Tour de France: Jacques Anquetil of France wins 4th consecutive Tour and is first to claim 5 titles
  • 1964 MLB Baltimore Oriole Bob Johnson's 6th straight hit as a pinch hitter
  • 1965 52nd Tour de France: In his first year as a professional, Italian Felice Gimondi, a replacement on the Salvarani team, captures overall title ahead of Raymond Poulidor
  • 1966 53rd Tour de France won by Lucien Aimar of France
  • 1967 Houston Astro Eddie Matthews hits his 500th HR, off SF Giant Juan Marichal

Baseball Event

1968 Brave Hank Aaron hits his 500th HR off SF Giant Mike McCormick

Sports History

1970 41st MLB All Star Game, Riverfront Stadium, Cincinnati, OH: NL beats AL, 5-4; MVP: Carl Yastrzemski, Boston Red Sox, LF

  • 1972 Plate umpire and catcher in a game are brothers; Bill Haller is umpire and Tom Haller is Detroit Tigers catcher; Kansas City Royals win, 1-0
  • 1973 British Open Men's Golf, Royal Troon GC: American Tom Weiskopf wins wire-to-wire by 3 strokes from Johnny Miller and Neil Coles

Sports History

1974 Billy Martin is 1st AL manager ejected by umpire from 2 games in 1 day

  • 1978 Umpire Doug Harvey ejects Don Sutton after discovering 3 scuffed balls
  • 1985 US Open Women's Golf, Baltusrol GC: Kathy Baker (later Guadagnino) wins her first LPGA Tour event and only major title, 3 strokes ahead of runner-up Judy Clark (later Dickinson)

US Women's Golf Open

1986 US Open Women's Golf, NCR CC: Jane Geddes wins by 2 strokes in an 18-hole Monday playoff with South African born Sally Little

  • 1987 58th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 2-0 in 13 at Oakland-Alameda Stad

Sports History

1987 All star MVP: Tim Raines (Montreal Expos)

Sports History

1987 Rookie of the Year Award is renamed to honor Jackie Robinson

US Women's Golf Open

1991 US Open Women's Golf, Colonial CC: Meg Mallon shoots final round 67 (−4) to finish 2 strokes ahead of runner-up Pat Bradley

  • 1992 63rd All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 13-6 at Jack Murphy Stadium, SD

Sports History

1992 All star MVP: Ken Griffey Jr. (Seattle Mariners)

  • 1995 LA Dodger Ramon Martinez no-hits the Florida Marlins 7-0
  • 1996 New York Yankees closer John Wetteland sets MLB record 24 consecutive saves
  • 1996 NY Yanks sweep complete season series in Baltimore for 1st time

Golf Tournament

1996 Senior Players Championship Men's Golf, TPC of Michigan: Raymond Floyd wins first of 2 event titles by 2 strokes from Hale Irwin

  • 2002 Senior Players Championship Men's Golf, TPC of Michigan: Australian Stewart Ginn wins his lone career major title by 1 stroke from American trio Hubert Green, Mike McCullough & Jim Thorpe
  • 2009 80th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 4-3 at Busch Stadium, St Louis

ESPY Awards

2010 18th ESPY Awards: Drew Brees, Lindsey Vonn win

  • 2013 US Senior Open Men's Golf, Omaha CC: Kenny Perry wins by 5 strokes ahead of runner-up Fred Funk
  • 2015 86th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 6-3 at Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati

Wimbledon Women's Tennis

2018 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Angelique Kerber becomes the first German since Steffi Graf (1996) to win Wimbledon beating Serena Williams 6-3, 6-3

  • 2019 Cricket World Cup, Lord's: England beats New Zealand on count back after scores tied at 241 after 50 overs and 15 in Super Over; Player of Series: NZ captain Kane Williamson

Sports History

2019 English Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton wins a record 6th British Formula 1 Grand Prix at Silverstone; moves him 1 win clear of Jim Clark and Alain Prost (5)

  • 2019 Senior Players Championship Men's Golf, Firestone CC: Retief Goosen of South Africa birdies final 2 holes to secure his first Champions Tour win by 2 strokes from Jay Haas and Tim Petrovic

Wimbledon Men's Tennis

2019 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Novak Đoković wins longest ever Wimbledon final over Roger Federer 7-6, 1-6, 7-6, 4-6, 13-12 in 4 hours, 57 minutes; his 16th Grand Slam title