On This Day

June 15, 1957 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • 89th Belmont: Bill Shoemaker aboard Gallant Man wins in 2:26.6
  • US Open Men's Golf, Inverness Club: Dick Mayer defeats defending champion Cary Middlecoff by 7 strokes in an 18-hole playoff to win his only major title
  • Yanks trade Billy Martin & Ralph Terry for Ryne Duran

Birthdays in Sport

  • Brett Butler, MLB center fielder and coach, born in Los Angeles, California