January 21, 1958 in Sport

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport


Sport awardNBA All-Star Game

8th NBA All-Star Game, Kiel Auditorium, St. Louis, Mo: East beats West, 130-118; MVP: Bob Pettit, Milwaukee Hawks, C

NBA Forward Bob Pettit
NBA Forward
Bob Pettit
  • Phillies agree to televise 78 games into NYC (doesn't happen)
  • St Louis Hawks forward Bob Pettit becomes first member of the losing team to win the NBA All-Star MVP award; scores 28 points and grabs 26 rebounds, even though East beats West, 130-118