October 1957 in Sport

Events in Sport

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

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

7th 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
  • 8th Brooklyn Dodgers announce move to Los Angeles
  • 10th Braves' Lew Burdette beats Yankees for 3rd time in 1 World Series
  • 10th Milwaukee Braves beat NY Yankees, 4 games to 3 in 54th World Series
  • 15th Giants trade Minneapolis franchise to Red Sox for SF Seals-franchises only, not the players

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

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

Ice Hockey Player Maurice Richard
Ice Hockey Player
Maurice Richard
  • 21st Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Lawton Golf Open

Birthdays in Sport

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

Deaths in Sport

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