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 Sports History and Sports Events on July 8 provides the history of Sports on July 8 by noting memorable events that occurred in Sports on July 8. Create a FREE personal calendar to organize your special occasions, personal tasks, holidays, appointments and special events in history that interest you. Historical sports events include NFL Super Bowl champions, NBA Championship, NHL Stanley Cup, PGA Tour Champions, MLS Cup, Boxing Heavy Weight Champion, NCAA National Championships, Olympics Medal Winners, Tennis US Open Winner and more sports history.
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1st night baseball, league game (Zanesville at Grand Rapids), July 8, 1900
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3rd All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 4-1 at Municipal Stadium, Cleve, July 8, 1935
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9th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 7-5 at Briggs Stadium, Detroit, July 8, 1941
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Baseball grants $5,000 minimum salary, July 8, 1946
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14th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 2-1 at Wrigley Field, Chicago, July 8, 1947
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19th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 3-2 in 5 at Shibe Park, Phila, July 8, 1952
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25th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 4-3 at Memorial Stadium, Balt, July 8, 1958
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51st All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 4-2 at Dodger Stadium, LA, July 8, 1980
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Boxing Return to top
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Cricket Return to top
Would be start of Eng/Aust Test Cricket at Old Trafford Washout-, July 8, 1938
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Golf Return to top
Joyce Ziske wins LPGA Syracuse Golf Open, July 8, 1956
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Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Kelly Girls Golf Open, July 8, 1962
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Mary Lou Crocker wins LPGA MARC Equity Golf Classic Crocker, July 8, 1973
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Hollis Stacy wins LPGA Mayflower Golf Classic, July 8, 1979
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Lauri Peterson wins LPGA Jamie Farr Toledo Golf Classic, July 8, 1984
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Tina Purtzer wins LPGA Jamie Farr Toledo Golf Classic, July 8, 1990
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NFL Football Return to top
Major league umpire Steve Palermo and former NFL defensive lineman Terence Mann were shot trying to help 2 waitresses from being robbed, July 8, 1991
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Rugby Return to top
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Soccer Return to top
Germany beats Argentina 1-0 for soccer's 14th World Cup at Rome, July 8, 1990
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35th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Suzanne Lenglen beats M Mallory (62 60), July 8, 1922
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46th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Helen Moody beats D Round (64 68 63), July 8, 1933
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59th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Bobby Riggs beats E Cooke (26 86 36 63 62), July 8, 1939
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57th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Louise Brough beats M duPont (61 36 61), July 8, 1950
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74th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Billie Jean King beats A Jones (63 64), July 8, 1967
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92nd Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Bj”rn B”rg beats Jimmy Connors (62 62 63), July 8, 1978
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98th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: John McEnroe beats J Connors (61 61 62), July 8, 1984
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99th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Boris Becker beats K Curren (63 67 76 64), July 8, 1985
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102nd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Graf beats Arantxa S Vicario (46 61 75), July 8, 1995
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Yachting Return to top
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