On This Day

Year 1965 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Sep 2 Cubs slugger Ernie Banks hits his MLB 400th career HR (off Curt Simmons) in Chicago's 5-3 win v St. Louis at Wrigley Field; Simmons also gave up Willie Mays' 400th HR in 1963
  • Sep 18 Mickey Mantle Day at Yankee Stadium: Mantle play his 2,000th game
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Sports Stars Married in 1965

  • May 25 Boxing champion Sugar Ray Robinson (44) weds Millie Bruce in Los Angeles
  • Jun 19 NBA forward Bob Pettit (32) weds Carole Crowell in Alexandria, Louisiana
  • Sep 17 Tennis star Billie Jean Moffitt (21) weds attorney Larry King (20) in Long Beach, California