On This Day

August 13, 1955 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • Larry Doby's ends AL record of 167 errorless games in outfield

Birthdays in Sport

Betsy King

Betsy King, American golfer (6-time major winner; US Open 1989-90), born in Reading, Pennsylvania

  • Hideo Fukuyama, Japanese racing driver (first Japanese to compete in NASCAR's top series), born in Suzuka City, Mie Prefecture, Japan
  • Keith Ahlers, British racing driver, born in Cambridge, England
1955 in Sport