August 1957 in Sport

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Events in Sport

Results 1 - 12 of 12

1st - Gil Hodges hits his NL record 13th career grand slam (Last by Bkln)
1st - Glen Gorbous throws a baseball a record 136 m (445'10")
5th - Bkln Sports Authority gets an engineering report on 50,000-seat stadium in downtown area for estimated $207 million
9th - 24th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: NY Giants 22, All-Stars 12 (75,000)
11th - Patty Berg wins LPGA All-American Golf Open
18th - Amelia Wershoven sets record of female throwing a baseball (252'4½")
18th - Betty Dodd wins LPGA Colonial Golf Open
19th - NY Giants vote 8-1 to move their franchise to SF in 1958
20th - Chicago White Sox Bob Keegan no-hits Wash Senators, 6-0
20th - White Sox Bob Keegan no-hits Senators 6-0
22nd - Floyd Patterson KOs Pete Rademacher in 6 for Heavyweight boxing title
24th - British soccer player Jimmy Greaves' (17) 1st game for Chelsea

Birthdays in Sport

Results 1 - 18 of 18

1st - Glen Gorbous, Canada, longest throw of a regulation baseball (445'10")
2nd - Stephen Kelly Petterson, Auckland NZ, Smallbore rifle (Olympics-96)
4th - John Wark, Scottish footballer
6th - Bob Horner, American baseball player
7th - Alexander Dityatin, Leningrad, Russia, Soviet gymnast (3-time Olympic Champion)
14th - Gino Hernandez, American wrestler (d. 1986)
19th - Paul-Jan Bakker, cricketer (Hampshire & Netherlands pace bowler)
19th - Ian Gould, England cricketer
20th - Mike Dodd, Manhattan Beach CA beach volleyballer (Olympics-silver-96)
22nd - Randy Romero, Garden City NY, jockey (Breeder's Cup 1987-89)
23rd - Tasos Mitropoulos, Greek footballer and politician
25th - Sikander Bakht, cricketer (Pakistani change bowler late 70's)
26th - Alex Trevino, catcher (LA Dodgers)
27th - Bernhard Langer, Anhausen, German golfer (two-time Masters champion)
29th - Therese Hession, LPGA golfer
29th - Jerry D. Bailey, American racing jockey
31st - Tom Candiotti, Walnut creek CA, pitcher (LA Dodgers)
31st - Colm O'Rourke, Former Gaelic footballer and Current panelist

Deaths in Sport

Results 1 - 1 of 1

21st - Nels Stewart, professional ice hockey player (b. 1902)

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