On This Day

December 1, 1954 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Sport

  • NY Yankees and Baltimore Orioles complete largest trade in MLB history as 17 players, including Don Larsen, Gene Woodling, Bob Turley change teams; first phase of transaction began November 18 and concludes today after the MLB draft

Birthdays in Sport

  • François Van der Elst, Belgian soccer winger (44 caps; Anderlecht, West Ham Utd), born in Opwijk, Belgium (d. 2017)