Events in Sport on June 28

  • 1887 Phillies most lopsided shut-out beating Indianapolis 24-0
  • 1892 Phillies tie club record of 16 straight victories

Sport awardTennis Open

1898 15th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Charlotte Cooper beats L Martin (6-4 6-4)

Tennis Champion Charlotte Cooper
Tennis Champion
Charlotte Cooper
  • 1898 22nd Wimbledon Men's Tennis: R.F. Doherty beats younger brother Laurence Doherty 6-3, 6-3, 2-6, 5-7, 6-1
  • 1907 Nationals steal a record 13 bases off catcher Branch Rickey
  • 1919 Carl Mazes pitches a complete doubleheader against NY Yankees
  • 1923 Dodgers lost 7-0 lead, as Phillies score 8 in bottom of 9th
  • 1924 Test cricket umpire debut for Frank Chester, v South Africa at Lord's
  • 1935 British Golf Open, Murifield: Alf Perry wins his only major title, by 4 shots from Alf Padgham

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1938 Bradman scores 102* in drawn 2nd Test cricket at Lord's

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

1939 Joe Louis TKOs Tony Galent in 4 for heavyweight boxing title

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Joe Louis
  • 1946 Permanent radio play-by-play of Cleveland Indians games begins

Sport awardGolf Major

1953 8th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy Rawls

LPGA Golfer Betsy Rawls
LPGA Golfer
Betsy Rawls

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1957 Frick overrules and names Stan Musial, Willie Mays, & Hank Aaron to team

MLB Legend Stan Musial
MLB Legend
Stan Musial
MLB Legend Willie Mays
MLB Legend
Willie Mays
  • 1958 Brazil becomes world soccer champ in Sweden
  • 1958 Nancy Ramey swims world record 100m (1:09.6)

Sport awardGolf Major

1958 US Open Women's Golf, Forest Lake CC: Mickey Wright wins 1st of 4 Open titles by 5 from Louise Suggs; 1st player to win Open & LPGA in same year

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright
Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA Louise Suggs
Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA
Louise Suggs
  • 1959 Phils Wally Post is only outfielder to throw out 2 runners in an inning twice (Losing to Giants 6-0)
  • 1966 Ernie Terrell beats Doug Jones in 15 wba for heavyweight boxing title
  • 1969 John Hampshire scores 107 on Test cricket debut v WI at Lord's
  • 1971 Phillies' Rick Wise hits 2 HRs and no-hits Reds

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1971 US Supreme Court (8-0) overturns draft evasion conviction of Muhammad Ali

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Muhammad Ali

Hall of fameHall of Fame

1973 Black Sports Hall of Fame forms: Paul Robeson, Elgin Baylor, Jesse Owens, Jim Brown, Wilma Rudolph, Joe Louis and Althea Gibson elected

NBA Forward Elgin Baylor
NBA Forward
Elgin Baylor
NFL Legend Jim Brown
NFL Legend
Jim Brown
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Joe Louis
  • 1975 Golfer Lee Trevino is struck by lightning at Western Open (Ill)
  • 1975 The South African rugby team beats France 33-18 in Pretoria
  • 1980 The South African Springbok rugby team lead by MornĂ© du Plessis beats the British Lions 12-10 in Port Elizabeth to lead 3-0 in the series
  • 1987 Deb Richard wins LPGA Rochester Golf International
  • 1987 Don Baylor sets career hit-by-pitch mark at 244 (Pitcher Rick Rhoden)

AgreementContract of Interest

1988 Mike Tyson sues to break contract with manager Bill Cayton

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson
  • 1992 US Dream Team beats Cuba in 1st exhibition basketball game, 133-57
  • 1993 Jacques Lemaire is named NJ Devils 8th Head Coach
  • 1993 Carlton Fisk, 45, released by White Sox, as all time leader of most games caught and most HRs by a catcher
  • 1994 NY Met Pitcher Dwight Gooden suspended for 60 days due to drug charges

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1994 Jonah Lomu becomes the youngest-ever All Black at 19 yrs 45 days playing rugby for New Zealand against France in Christchurch

Rugby Union Superstar Jonah Lomu
Rugby Union Superstar
Jonah Lomu
  • 1995 NJ Devils Stanley Cup Victory Party, admidst rumours they were moving to Nashville, goalie Chris Terreri holds up "Nashville? NO WAY!" sign
  • 2007 Craig Biggio of the Houston Astros becomes the 27th member of the 3000 hit club, going 5 for 5 against the Colorado Rockies

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2013 Jay Onrait and Dan O'Toole's final "Sportscentre" broadcast on TSN

Sports Anchor Jay Onrait
Sports Anchor
Jay Onrait
Sports Anchor Dan O'Toole
Sports Anchor
Dan O'Toole