Events in Sport for August 1979

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5th - Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Colgate European Golf Open
5th - Phillies Pete Rose collects NL record 2,427th career single
5th - Willie Mays, Warren Giles, & Hack Wilson inducted in Hall of Fame
6th - 61st PGA Championship: David Graham shoots a 272 at Oakland Hills Mich
11th - Phillies Tug McGraw gives up record 4th grand slam of year
12th - Judy wins LPGA WUI Golf Classic Rankin
19th - Sally wins LPGA Barth Golf Classic Little
21st - Mets win a protested game against Astros, 5-0
24th - NFL fans (60,916) choose old Patriots logo over new
25th - California Angels trounce Toronto Blue Jays, 24-2
26th - Beth Daniel wins LPGA Patty Berg Golf Classic
30th - Ian Botham makes 1000 runs/100 wkts in Tests in his 21st match
30th - Kathy Horvath (14y5d) is youngest to play in US Tennis Open, she loses
30th - Wildest US Tennis Open match, McEnroe defeats Ilie Nastase 6-4, 4-6, 6-3, 6-2. Nastase was defaulted by the umpire then reinstated
31st - 16 yr old Tracy Austin defeats 14 yr old Andrea Jaeger at US Open Tennis
31st - Phillies replaces manager Danny Ozark with Dallas Green

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