August 1, 1957 in Sport

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport


Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Gil Hodges hits his NL record 13th career grand slam (Last by Bkln)

MLB First Baseman Gil Hodges
MLB First Baseman
Gil Hodges
  • Glen Gorbous throws a regulation baseball a record 136 m (445'10")

Birthdays in Sport

  • Glen Gorbous, Canadian baseball player who holds the record for the longest throw of a regulation baseball (445'10"), born in Drumheller, Alberta (d. 1990)