On This Day

September 23, 1952 in Sport

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

  • 1st closed circuit pay-TV telecast of a sports event
  • Brooklyn Dodgers clinch NL pennant with a record of 96-57 over the New York Giants 92-62

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Undefeated Rocky Marciano KOs defending champion Jersey Joe Walcott in the 13th round at Municipal Stadium, Philadelphia for the world heavyweight boxing title

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Rocky Marciano
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Rocky Marciano
World Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jersey Joe
World Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Jersey Joe