On This Day

August 19, 1955 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport

  • US raises import duty on bicycles 50%

Birthdays in Sport

  • (Edgar) "Ned" Yost, American MLB baseball catcher, 1980-85 and manager, 2003-2019 (Minnesota Twins; Kansas City Royals - World Series win, 2015), born in Eureka, California