On This Day

August 6, 1953 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Future Baseball Hall of Fame slugger Ted Williams returns to Red Sox from military service in Korea; ends abbreviated season with .407 batting average

Baseball Player Ted Williams
Baseball Player
Ted Williams

Birthdays in Sport

  • Iqbal Qasim, cricketer (Pakistani slow lefty in the 80's)

Weddings in Sport

LoveWedding of Interest

NHL goaltender Terry Sawchuk (23) weds Patricia Ann Morey

NHL Legend Terry Sawchuk
NHL Legend
Terry Sawchuk

1953 in Sport