On This Day

July 5, 1957 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport

  • British Open Men's Golf, St Andrews: South African Bobby Locke wins his 4th Open by 3 strokes from defending champion Peter Thomson of Australia
  • England cricket batsman Tom Graveney scores a brilliant 258 in the drawn 3rd Test v West Indies at Trent Bridge

Birthdays in Sport

  • David Pinkney, British Touring car racer, born in Bridlington, England
  • Doug Wilson, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Ottaw, Ontario, Canada
1957 in Sport