On This Day

December 6, 1957 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport


Sport awardDavis Cup

Gardnar Mulloy becomes oldest American to win a Davis Cup tennis match at age 44 years, 14 days; teams with Vic Seixas to give US a match-clinching, 3-0 lead over the Philippines in the Inter Zone 1st round in Adelaide, Australia

Tennis Player Vic Seixas
Tennis Player
Vic Seixas

Birthdays in Sport

  • Luis Delís, Cuban discus thrower (Olympic bronze 1980), born in Guantánamo, Cuba