Events in Sport on July 28

  • 1912 10th Tour de France won by Odile Defraye of Belgium
  • 1913 12th Davis Cup: USA beats British Isles in Wimbledon (3-2)
  • 1928 9th Olympic Games open in Amsterdam
  • 1929 Chicago Cardinals become 1st NFL team to train out of state (Mich)
  • 1929 24th Davis Cup: France beats USA in Paris (3-2)
  • 1929 23rd Tour de France won by Maurice De Waele of Belgium
  • 1931 White Sox score 11 in 8th to beat Yankees 14-12
  • 1933 NFL divides into (2) 5 team divisions
  • 1935 29th Tour de France won by Romain Maes of Belgium

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1938 Bradman scores 202 Aust v Somerset, 225 mins, 32 fours

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • 1940 Yankee Charlie Keller hits 3 HRs to beat White Sox 10-9
  • 1952 Rogers Hornsby replaces Luke Sewell as Cincinnati Reds manager
  • 1956 43rd Tour de France won by Roger Walkowiak of France

Sport awardGolf Tournament

1957 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Wolverine Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright
  • 1957 White Sox' James Landis struck out 5 times in a game

Sport awardGolf Tournament

1963 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Wolverine Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth
  • 1972 39th NFL Chicago All Star Game: Dallas 20, All Stars 7 (54,162)
  • 1973 Jane Blalock/Sandra Palmer win Lady Angelo's 4-Ball Golf Tournament
  • 1974 Carole Jo Skala wins LPGA Wheeling Ladies Golf Classic
  • 1976 White Sox John Odom (5 inn) & Francisco Barrios (4 inn) no-hits A's

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1977 Test Cricket debut of Ian Botham v Aust Trent Bridge, 5-74 1st innings

Cricketer Ian Botham
Cricketer
Ian Botham
  • 1984 23rd modern Olympic games opens in Los Angeles

Sport awardGolf Major

1985 13th du Maurier Golf Classic: Pat Bradley

LPGA Golfer Pat Bradley
LPGA Golfer
Pat Bradley
  • 1985 L Brock, Enos Slaughter, A Vaughan, & H Wilhelm inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame

Sport awardGolf Major

1987 42nd US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Laura Davies

LPGA Golfer Laura Davies
LPGA Golfer
Laura Davies
  • 1987 Angel Cordero Jr becomes 4th jockey to win 6,000 races
  • 1989 Braves Dale Murphy, hits 2 3-run HRs in an inning, 14th man to hit 2 HRs in an inning. Also ties record of 6 RBIs in an inning

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1991 12th U.S. Senior Golf Open: Jack Nicklaus

  • 1991 29th Tennis Fed Cup: Spain beats USA in Nottingham England (2-1)
  • 1991 Buffalo Bills beat Philadelphia Eagles, 17-13 in American Bowl in Wembley

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

1991 Dennis Martínez pitches the 13th perfect game in baseball history

MLB Pitcher Dennis Martínez
MLB Pitcher
Dennis Martínez
  • 1991 Juli Inkster wins LPGA Bay State Golf Classic
  • 1991 78th Tour de France won by Miguel Indurain of Spain
  • 1992 Groundbreaking of Fla Marlins 7,500 seat spring training stadium
  • 1994 Baseball players decide to strike on Aug 12, 1994
  • 1994 Texas Ranger Kenny Rogers pitches baseball's 14th perfect game

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1996 NY Yankee Darryl Strawberry hits his 300th HR

Baseball Player Darryl Strawberry
Baseball Player
Darryl Strawberry
  • 1996 Vicki Fergon wins LPGA Micelob Light Heartland Golf Classic

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1997 NY Ranger center Mark Messier signs with Vancouver for $20M for 3 yrs

NHL Legend Mark Messier
NHL Legend
Mark Messier

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2002 89th Tour de France: no winner (Lance Armstrong disqualified)

Professional Cyclist and Drug Cheat Lance Armstrong
Professional Cyclist and Drug Cheat
Lance Armstrong