December 26, 1954 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • National Football League Championship, Cleveland Municipal Stadium: Cleveland Browns thrash Detroit Lions, 56-10; Browns' placekicker Lou Groza makes 8 extra points, a new title game record

Birthdays in Sport

  • Ozzie Smith, infielder (St Louis Cardinals), born in Mobile, Alabama
  • Susan H Butcher, dog sled driver (Idatarod)
  • Ullrich Diessner, German DR, 4 man cox (Olympic gold 1976)
  • Walter Diessner, German DR, 4 man cox (Olympic gold 1976)