Events in Sport on June 1

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  • 1872 6th Belmont: James Roe aboard Joe Daniels wins in 2:58.25

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1899 Cricket test debut of Wilfred Rhodes and Victor Trumper in W. G. Grace's last test

Cricketer W. G. Grace
Cricketer
W. G. Grace
  • 1902 Blue-White United soccer team of Amsterdam forms
  • 1910 SC Enschede soccer team forms in Enschede
  • 1912 Stormvogels soccer team forms in Ijmuiden
  • 1917 Hank Gowdy is 1st baseball player to enlist during WWI
  • 1918 Excelsior Maassluis soccer team forms in Maassluis
  • 1918 White Sox losing 5-4 against NY Yankees, load the bases in 9th with no outs Chick Gandil lines to Frank Baker who turns a triple play
  • 1920 RKSV Volendam soccer team forms in Volendam
  • 1923 NY Giants beat Phillies, 22-5, Giants score in every inning

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

1925 Lou Gehrig replaces Wally Pipp (1st of record 2130 consecutive games)

Baseball Player Lou Gehrig
Baseball Player
Lou Gehrig
  • 1930 Alphense Boys soccer team forms in Alphen on Rhine

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1930 Bradman scores cricket 191 Australia v Hampshire, 240 mins, 26 fours

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • 1930 French Championships Men's Tennis: Frenchman Henri Cochet wins 3rd of 4 French titles; beats American Bill Tilden 3-6, 8-6, 6-3, 6-1

Sport awardTennis Open

1930 35th Women's French Championships: Helen Wills Moody beats Helen Jacobs (6-2, 6-1)

Tennis Player Helen Wills Moody
Tennis Player
Helen Wills Moody
  • 1931 Rozenburg soccer team forms in Rozenburg

  • 1932 Lunteren soccer team forms in Lunteren
  • 1934 AFC '34 soccer team forms in Alkmaar
  • 1936 French Championships Men's Tennis: Gottfried von Cramm of Germany wins his 2nd French title; beats Englishman Fred Perry 6-0, 2-6, 6-2, 2-6, 6-0
  • 1936 41st Women's French Championships: Hilde Sperling beats Simonne Mathieu (6-3, 6-4)
  • 1937 Chicago White Sox Bill Dietrich no-hits St Louis Browns, 8-0
  • 1938 Protective baseball helmets 1st worn by batters
  • 1939 1st boxing match to be televised, Lon Nova defeats Max Baer
  • 1939 1st night game at Phil's Shribe Park (Pirates 5, Phillies 2)
  • 1946 78th Belmont: Warren Mehrtens aboard Assault wins in 2:30.8
  • 1946 Spijkenisse soccer team forms in Spijkenisse
  • 1952 French Championships Men's Tennis: England based Czech Jaroslav DrobnĂ˝ wins his 2nd straight French title; beats Frank Sedgman of Australia 6-2, 6-0, 3-6, 6-4
  • 1952 French Championships: Doris Hart beats fellow American Shirley Fry 6-4, 6-4 for her 2nd French singles title
  • 1957 56th Men's French Championships: Sven Davidson beats Herbert Flam (6-3, 6-4, 6-4)
  • 1957 56th Women's French Championships: Shirley Bloomer beats Dorothy Knode (6-1, 6-3)
  • 1962 Roda JC soccer team reforms in Kerkrade
  • 1965 Robert Manry begins his 78 day voyage to sail a 13.5-foot yacht "Tinkerbelle" across the Atlantic Ocean
  • 1968 100th Belmont: Gus Gustines aboard Stage Door Johnny wins in 2:27.2

Sport awardLPGA Championship

1975 LPGA Championship, Pine Ridge GC: Kathy Whitworth wins her 3rd LPGA C'ship by 1 stroke from Sandra Haynie

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth

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1975 California Angel Nolan Ryan 4th no-hitter beats Baltimore Orioles, 1-0

MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitching Legend
Nolan Ryan
  • 1977 SC Heerenveen soccer team forms in Heerenveen, Netherlands
  • 1977 Dutch soccer club FC Volendam is established (6-time Eerste Divisie champions)
  • 1978 Cricket Test debut of David Gower, v Pakistan, Edgbaston, scores 58
  • 1979 33rd NBA Championship: Sea Supersonics beat Wash Bullets, 4 games to 1

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1982 Rickey Henderson is fastest to reach 50 stolen bases in a year

MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson
  • 1984 Douglas H Mitchell, QC of Calgary becomes 6th CFL Commissioner
  • 1984 Weightlifter Alexander Gunyashev of USSR snatches a record 211 kg
  • 1985 West Indian Cricketer Viv Richards scores 300 in a day on the way to 322 v Warwickshire

Sport awardLPGA Championship

1986 LPGA Championship, Jack Nicklaus GC: Pat Bradley birdies final hole to win by 1 stroke ahead of runner-up Patty Sheehan

LPGA Golfer Pat Bradley
LPGA Golfer
Pat Bradley
LPGA Golfer Patty Sheehan
LPGA Golfer
Patty Sheehan
  • 1990 Detroit Pistons beat Trailblazers in Portland for 1st time since 1974
  • 1992 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
  • 1996 NHL Eastern Conference Final: Florida Panthers beat Pittsburgh Penguins, 4 games to 3
  • 2006 NHL Eastern Conference Final: Carolina Hurricanes beat Buffalo Sabres, 4 games to 3
  • 2008 IPL Cricket Final, DY Patil Stadium, Mumbai: Rajasthan Royals win inaugural event; beat Chennai Super Kings by 3 wickets; Yusuf Pathan top scores with 56 (39)
  • 2012 New York Mets pitcher Johan Santana pitches a no-hitter against the St. Louis Cardinals
  • 2014 NHL Western Conference Finals: Los Angeles Kings beat Chicago Blackhawks, 4 games to 3
  • 2014 IPL Cricket Final, M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore: Kolkata Knight Riders beat Kings XI Punjab by 3 wickets; Manish Pandey, 94 (50)
  • 2019 Mexican-American boxer Andy Ruiz Jr produces a huge upset when he stops English champion Anthony Joshua in 7 at Madison Square Garden; wins IBF, WBO, IBO and WBA world heavyweight titles
  • 2019 UEFA Champions League Final, Madrid: Liverpool beats Tottenham, 2-0 for Reds' 6th title