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

Sport awardGolf Tournament

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

Event of interestEvent 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
  • 24th Cincinnati Redlegs decline to move to Roosevelt Stadium in Jersey City

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1st Brad MacDonald, race horse trainer
  • 2nd John Neuman Cook, PGA golfer (1981 Bing Crosby), born in Toledo, Ohio
  • 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)