On This Day

May 1, 1955 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

Sport awardGolf Tournament

American golfer Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins the Peach Blossom LPGA Tournament in Spartanburg, South Carolina, her final victory before her death the following year

All-Round Athlete and Golfer Babe Didrikson Zaharias
All-Round Athlete and Golfer
Babe Didrikson Zaharias
  • Future Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Feller tosses his record 12th 1-hitter in Indians' 2-0 win v Boston Red Sox at Cleveland Stadium

Birthdays in Sport

  • Julien Wiener, Australian cricket batsman (6 Tests, top score 93; 7 ODIs), born in Melbourne, Australia
1955 in Sport