October 1957 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Oct 2 NY Yankees appear in their 25th World Series
  • Oct 5 11th NHL All-Star Game: All-Stars beat Montreal 5-3 at Montreal
  • Oct 5 12th Ryder Cup: Britain-Ireland win, 7½-4½ at Lindrick Golf Club (Rotherham, Yorkshire, England)
  • Oct 6 Wiffi Smith wins LPGA United Voluntary Services Golf Open

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Oct 7 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Heart of America Golf Invitational

Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA Louise Suggs
Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA
Louise Suggs
  • Oct 8 Brooklyn Dodgers announce move to Los Angeles
  • Oct 10 Braves' Lew Burdette beats Yankees for 3rd time in 1 World Series
  • Oct 10 Milwaukee Braves beat NY Yankees, 4 games to 3 in 54th World Series
  • Oct 15 Giants trade Minneapolis franchise to Red Sox for SF Seals-franchises only, not the players

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 19 Maurice "Rocket" Richard, Mont, became 1st NHLer to score 500 goals

Ice Hockey Player Maurice Richard
Ice Hockey Player
Maurice Richard
  • Oct 21 Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Lawton Golf Open
  • Oct 24 Cincinnati Redlegs decline to move to Roosevelt Stadium in Jersey City

Birthdays in Sport

  • Oct 1 Brad MacDonald, race horse trainer
  • Oct 2 John Neuman Cook, PGA golfer (1981 Bing Crosby), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • Oct 4 Alexander Tkachyov, Soviet gymnast
  • Oct 5 Jeanne Evert, tennis player, Chris' sister
  • Oct 5 Larry Saumell, American jockey (d. 2011)
  • Oct 6 Dom Galluscio, race horse trainer
  • Oct 6 Shahzad Altaf, cricketer (UAE off-spinner 1996 World Cup)
  • Oct 7 Jayne Torvill, England, ice skater (Torvill & Dean, Oly-gold-84)
  • Oct 7 Judy Sams, golfer (1994 du Maurier Ltd Classic-38th), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Oct 8 Doug Cox, Guelph Ontario, 90 kg Greco Roman wrestler (Olympics-96)
  • Oct 8 Antonio Cabrini, Italian footballer
  • Oct 9 Don Garber, American sports commissioner
  • Oct 10 Craig Marseilles, Canadian Tour golfer (1995 Gold Coast), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Oct 14 Karen Permezel, LPGA golfer
  • Oct 20 Chris Cowdrey, cricketer (son of Colin, captain of England 1988)
  • Oct 23 Sue Ertl, American LPGA golfer, born in Ionia, Michigan
  • Oct 24 Ron Gardenhire, German-born American baseball manager
  • Oct 26 Bob Golic, American football player
  • Oct 27 Glen Hoddle, English soccer ball player (Tottenham)

Deaths in Sport

  • Oct 28 Anthony J Morabito, co-owner of SF '49ers, dies while watching a game
  • Oct 30 Fred Beebe, baseball player (b. 1880)