On This Day

August 25, 1956 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

Event of interestEvent of Interest

To make room for Enos Slaughter, NY Yankees release Phil Rizzuto

Sportscaster and MLB Shortstop Phil Rizzuto
Sportscaster and MLB Shortstop
Phil Rizzuto

Birthdays in Sport

  • Henri Toivonen, Finnish rally driver (3 x World Rally C'ship round wins for Talbot, Opel, Porsche, Lancia), born in Jyväskylä, Finland (d. 1986)