June 1947 in Sport

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Events in Sport

Results 1 - 9 of 9

12th - Babe Didrikson is 1st American to win Brit Women's Amateur Golf Champ
13th - 1st night game at Fenway Park (Red Sox 5, White Sox 3)
15th - 47th US Golf Open: Lew Worsham shoots a 282 at St Louis CC in MO
18th - Cincinnati Red Ewell Blackwell no-hits Boston Braves, 6-0
24th - 29th PGA Championship: Jim Ferrier at Plum Hollow CC Detroit
24th - Jackie Robinson swipes home for 1st of 19 times in his career
24th - Jim Ferrier wins PGA golf tournament
25th - Heavyweight Joe Louis KOs Tami Mauriello
29th - 2nd US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betty Jameson

Birthdays in Sport

Results 1 - 10 of 10

2nd - Jan Ferraris, LPGA golfer
3rd - Mike Burgmann, Australian racing driver (d. 1986)
6th - Marion Coakes, England, Equestrian show jumper (Olympic-silver-1968)
7th - Thurman Munson, baseball catcher/captain (NY Yankees)
10th - Ken Singleton, Mt Vernon NY, baseball player (Orioles)
12th - Ronald J Freeman II, Elizabeth NJ, 4x400m runner (Olympic-gold-1968)
20th - John Forbes, horse trainer
22nd - Murray Webb, cricketer (NZ fast bowler in 3 Tests, 4 wkts at 117 75)
22nd - "Pistol" Pete Maravich, Aliquippa Pennsylvania, NBA star (Atlanta Hawks)
29th - Jeff Moss, cricketer (one Test Australia v Pakistan 1979)

Deaths in Sport

Results 1 - 1 of 1

6th - Norman Reid, cricketer (Test S Af v Aust 1921-22, 11 & 6, 2-63), dies


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