Events in Sport for June 1979

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1st - 33rd NBA Championship: Sea Supersonics beat Wash Bullets, 4 games to 1
3rd - Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Golden Lights Golf Championship
9th - 111th Belmont: Ruben Hernandez aboard Coastal wins in 2:28.6
9th - 49th French Womens Tennis: Chris Evert beats Wendy Turnbull (62 60)
9th - Phillies wear burgundy uniforms for 1st & last time
10th - 25th LPGA Championship won by Donna Caponi Young
10th - 49th French Mens Tennis: Bjorn Borg beats Victor Pecci (63 61 67 64)
10th - Balt Orioles pull their 8th triple play (5-4-3 vs Cleve)
14th - Canada all out 45 in Cricket World Cup v England, in 40 3 overs
14th - NY Giants Willie McCovey 513th HR is an NL lefty record
16th - Carl Yastrzemski hits his 1,000th extra base hit
17th - 79th US Golf Open: Hale Irwin shoots a 284 at Inverness Club in Toledo
17th - Jane Blalock wins LPGA Sarah Coventry Golf Tournament
18th - Sri Lanka beat India by 47 runs in Cricket World Cup upset
22nd - Larry Holmes TKOs Mike Weaver in 12 for Heavyweight boxing title
23rd - West Indies beat England by 92 runs to win Cricket World Cup
24th - Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Lady Keystone Golf Open
24th - Rickey Henderson debuts for Oakland & steals his 1st base
26th - Rocker Nigel Olsson runs a stop sign, crashes & kills a driver
Tennis Player Björn BorgTennis Player Björn Borg 27th - Heavyweight Muhammad Ali confirms that his 3rd retirement is final (it isn't)


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