1965 in Sport (Part 2)

Events in Sport

Events 101 - 147 of 147

  • Sep 11 Braves 2nd straight one-hitter against the Mets

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Sep 12 Mary Mills wins LPGA Eugene Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Mary Mills
LPGA Golfer
Mary Mills
  • Sep 12 85th U.S. Men's National Championship: Manuel Santana beats Cliff Drysdale (6-2, 7-9, 7-5, 6-1)
  • Sep 12 79th U.S. Women's National Championship: Margaret Court beats Billie Jean Moffitt (8-6, 7-5)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 13 Willie Mays's 500th HR (off Don Nottebart), Giants 11th straight win

MLB Legend Willie Mays
MLB Legend
Willie Mays
  • Sep 16 Boston Red Sox Dave Morehead no-hits Cleve Indians, 2-0

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 18 Mickey Mantle Day at Yankee Stadium: Mantle play his 2,000th game

Baseball Legend Mickey Mantle
Baseball Legend
Mickey Mantle
  • Sep 19 Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Visalia Golf Open
  • Sep 26 11th LPGA Championship won by Sandra Haynie
  • Sep 29 Ralph Boston of US, sets then long jump record at 27' 4 3/4"
  • Sep 29 Phillies catcher Pat Corrales sets record by reaching base twice on catcher's interference in one game & 6 times in one season
  • Oct 2 Dodgers beat Braves to clinch NL pennant
  • Oct 2 Phillies' Chris Short strikes-out 18 NY Mets
  • Oct 3 Cubs tie major league record of 3 triple plays in a season

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Oct 3 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Mickey Wright Golf Invitational

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 3 Whitey Ford notches #232 to become Yankees winningest pitcher

MLB Pitcher Whitey Ford
MLB Pitcher
Whitey Ford
  • Oct 8 Once-Hertogenbosch soccer team FC de Bosch forms
  • Oct 9 16th Ryder Cup: US wins 19½-12½ at Royal Birkdale, England
  • Oct 14 Sandy Koufax hurls his 2nd shutout of World Series beating Twins 2-0
  • Oct 15 Dodgers & Sandy Koufax win 7th game of 62nd World Series vs Twins
  • Oct 20 19th NHL All-Star Game: All-Stars beat Montreal 5-2 at Montreal
  • Oct 24 Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Phoenix Thunderbirds Golf Tournament
  • Oct 24 16th Formula One WDC: Jim Clark wins by 14 points
  • Oct 30 Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Las Cruces Golf Open
  • Nov 1 Ernie Terrel beats George Chuvalo in 15 for heavyweight boxing
  • Nov 6 19th College Football Crab Bowl Classic: Navy beats Maryland 19-7 in Annapolis
  • Nov 7 Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Tall City Golf Open
  • Nov 9 1st NY Knick game postponed (black-out) vs St Louis
  • Nov 9 Willie Mays named NL MVP
  • Nov 14 Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Alamo Golf Open
  • Nov 17 William Eckert is unanimously elected commissioner of baseball

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Nov 22 Muhammad Ali TKOs Floyd Patterson in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Muhammad Ali
Boxer and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion Floyd Patterson
Boxer and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion
Floyd Patterson
  • Nov 23 31st Heisman Trophy Award: Mike Garrett, Southern Cal (RB)
  • Nov 26 Dodgers 2nd baseman Jim Lefebvre is voted NL Rookie of Year
  • Nov 27 53rd CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeat Winn Blue Bombers, 22-16
  • Nov 27 1966 NFL Draft: Tommy Nobis from University of Texas first pick by Atlanta Falcons
  • Nov 27 30th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 30-3 in Birmingham
  • Nov 28 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
  • Dec 4 2nd NY Knicks game postponed (due to death of opponent 76ers' owner)
  • Dec 4 San Francisco Giant Masanori Murakami, 4-1 this year, does not renew his contract signing instead with the Nankai Hawks of Osaka for $40,000
  • Dec 9 Frank Robinson is traded from Cincinnati to the Orioles
  • Dec 10 Test Cricket debut of Doug Walters v England at the Gabba

Sports record brokenNFL Record

Dec 12 Gale Sayers of Chicago Bears scores 6 TDs, ties NFL record

NFL Running Back Gale Sayers
NFL Running Back
Gale Sayers
  • Dec 15 William Eckert replaces Ford Frick as 4th Commissioner of Baseball
  • Dec 26 Buffalo Bills beat San Diego Chargers 23-0 in AFL championship game
  • Dec 29 CBS purchases NFL TV rights for 1966-68 at $18.8 million per year
  • Dec 29 54th Davis Cup: Australia beats Spain in Sydney (4-1)

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 551

  • Feb 28 Duane Ferrell, NBA forward (SF Warriors, Indiana Pacers)
  • Feb 28 Mikko Makela, Tampere Finland, NHL right wing (NY Islanders)
  • Mar 1 Les Miller, defensive end (Carolina Panthers)
  • Mar 1 Stewart Elliott, Canadian jockey

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Mar 2 Ron Gant, American baseball outfielder (Atlanta Braves, St Louis Cardinals), born in Victoria, Texas

MLB Outfielder Ron Gant
MLB Outfielder
Ron Gant
  • Mar 3 A J Sager, pitcher (Detroit Tigers), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Mar 4 Alexandra Harbold, American sprint kayaker (Olympics 1996), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 6 Tammy Liley, volleyball mid blocker/capt (Olympic bronze 1992, 96), born in Long Beach, California
  • Mar 7 Jesper Bo Parnevik, PGA golfer (1995 Nestle-5th), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Mar 7 Steve Beuerlein, NFL quarterback (Jacksonville Jaguars, Car Panthers)
  • Mar 7 [Willie] Flipper Anderson, NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Mar 7 Jack Armstrong, American baseball player
  • Mar 8 Kenny Smith, NBA guard (Houston Rockets)
  • Mar 9 Benito Santiago, Ponce Puerto Rico, catcher (Philadelphia Phillies)
  • Mar 9 Brian Bosworth, NFL linebacker (Seattle), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Mar 10 Paul Masotti, CFL receiver (Toronto Argonauts)
  • Mar 10 Rod Woodson, American NFL cornerback/kick returner (Pittsburgh Steelers, SF 49ers), born in Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • Mar 11 Eric Jelen, West Germany, tennis star
  • Mar 12 Fran Harris, WNBA guard (Houston Comets)
  • Mar 12 Molly Van Nostrand, West lslip NY, tennis star
  • Mar 12 Randy Dixon, NFL guard (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Mar 12 Steve Finley, MLB outfielder (San Diego Padres), born in Union City Tennessee
  • Mar 12 Shawn Gilbert, American baseball player
  • Mar 12 Steve Levy, American sports journalist
  • Mar 14 John Stephenson, cricketer (England opening bat in one Test v Aust 1989)
  • Mar 14 Kevin Brown, Mcintyre GA, pitcher (Florida Marlins)
  • Mar 15 Marianne Morris, LPGA golfer (1995 McDonald's LPGA-3rd), born in Middletown, Ohio
  • Mar 16 Cindy Brown, American basketball player (Olympic gold 1988)
  • Mar 17 Andrew Hudson, South African cricket player
  • Mar 17 Caitlin Bilodeaux, US fencer (Olympic-92), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Mar 17 John Smiley, Phoenixville PA, pitcher (Cincinnati Reds)
  • Mar 18 Geronimo Berroa, Santo Domingo Dom Rep, outfielder (Oakland A's)
  • Mar 18 Birgit Clarius, German heptathlete
  • Mar 20 Chris Hoiles, Bowling Green OH, catcher (Baltimore Orioles)
  • Mar 20 Danielle Woodward, Australian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Mar 23 Dante Jones, NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos)
  • Mar 23 Daren Puppa, Kirkland Lake, NHL goalie (Tampa Bay Lightning)
  • Mar 23 Wayne Presley, NHL right wing (Toronto Maple Leafs), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Mar 24 Angela Zuckerman, speed skater (Olympics 1994), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Mar 24 Ben Torriero, WLAF running back (Scottish Claymores)
  • Mar 24 Jeff Reese, Brantford, NHL goalie (Tampa Bay Lightning)
  • Mar 24 Marian Vajda, Czech, tennis star
  • Mar 25 Avery Johnson, NBA guard (San Antonio Spurs)
  • Mar 28 Jeff Beukeboom, Ajax, NHL defenseman (NY Rangers)
  • Mar 28 Steve Bull, English footballer
  • Mar 29 Voula Patoulidou, Greek athlete
  • Mar 30 Karel Novacek, Prostejov Czech, tennis star (1994 Hilversum)
  • Mar 31 Patty Fendick, tennis star (1989 Auckland), born in Sacramento, California
  • Mar 31 Tom Barrasso, NHL goalie (Pitts Penguins), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Apr 1 John "Jumbo" Elliott, NFL tackle (NY Giants, NY Jets)
  • Apr 1 Mark Jackson, NBA guard (Indiana Pacers) and coach, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Apr 4 Tony Burse, CFL fullback (Edmonton Eskimos)
  • Apr 5 Cris Carpenter, American baseball player (St. Louis Cardinals, Texas Rangers), born in St. Augustine, Florida
  • Apr 6 Gerald Diduck, Edmonton, NHL defenseman (Hartford Whalers)
  • Apr 6 Rica Reinisch, German DR, 100m/200m backstroke (Olympic gold 1980)
  • Apr 6 Virginia Lee, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Apr 6 Lieve Slegers, Belgian athlete
  • Apr 7 Alexander Mronz, tennis star, born in Cologne, Germany
  • Apr 7 Kaushik Amalean, cricketer (two Tests for Sri Lanka 1986-88)
  • Apr 9 Hal Morris, Fort Rucker Alabama, infielder (Cincinnati Reds)
  • Apr 9 Helen Alfredsson, Goteborg Sweden, LPGA golfer (1993 Dinah Shore)
  • Apr 9 Paolo Cane, Itaty, tennis star
  • Apr 10 Karen Booker, WNBA center (Utah Starzz)
  • Apr 12 Elaine Zayak, NJ, figure skater (Olympic 6th 1984)
  • Apr 13 Quinn Early, NFL wide receiver (New Orleans Saints, Buffalo Bills)
  • Apr 14 Craig McDermott, cricket pace bowler (tireless Austr since 1984)
  • Apr 14 Stan Humphries, NFL quarterback (San Diego Chargers)
  • Apr 15 Anthony Miller, NFL wide receiver (Denver Broncos, Dallas Cowboys)
  • Apr 15 Kevin Stevens, Brockton, NHL left wing (LA Kings)
  • Apr 15 Mark Dennis, NFL tackle (Carolina Panthers, Green Bay Packers)
  • Apr 15 Michele Redman, LPGA golfer (1995 Star Bank-3rd), born in Zanesville, Ohio
  • Apr 16 Caren Kemner, Quincy IL, volleyball outside hitter (Olympic bronze 1992, 96)
  • Apr 20 Jim Terrell, sprint canoe (Olympics 1996), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Apr 21 Ed Belfour, Carman, NHL goalie (Chicago Blackhawks)
  • Apr 21 Gary Grant, NBA guard (NY Knicks)
  • Apr 22 Peter Zezel, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Apr 23 Donna Weinbrecht, skier (Olympic-gold)
  • Apr 24 Mike Blowers, Wurlzburg Germany, infielder (NY Yankees, LA Dodgers)
  • Apr 25 Denis Perez, hockey defenseman (Team France 1998)
  • Apr 25 Mark Bryant, NBA forward/center (Phoenix Suns, Houston Rockets)
  • Apr 27 Courtenay Becker-Dey, American Europe class sailor (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Greenwich, Connecticut
  • Apr 29 Reggie Miller, NBA player (Indiana Pacers)
  • Apr 30 Daniela Costian, Australian discus/shot putter (Olympics 1996)
  • May 1 Jon Warren, 1.5k runner, born in Akron, Ohio
  • May 3 John Jensen, Danish footballer
  • May 4 Adri Bogers, Dutch soccer player (Willem II)
  • May 5 Paul Frase, NFL defensive tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • May 5 Glenn Seton, Australian racing driver
  • May 6 Bob Bassen, NHL center (Dallas Stars), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • May 6 Ken Harvey, NFL linebacker (Washington Redskins)
  • May 6 Norman Whiteside, British soccer player
  • May 6 Paul Frase, NFL defensive end (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • May 6 Tim Simpson, American professional golfer, born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • May 6 Zahid Sadiq, cricketer
  • May 7 Reuben Davis, NFL defensive tackle (San Diego Chargers)
  • May 9 Marc Logan, NFL running back (Washington Redskins)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

May 9 Steve Yzerman, Canadian NHL forward (Team Canada, Detroit), born in Cranbrook, British Columbia

NHL Legend Steve Yzerman
NHL Legend
Steve Yzerman
  • May 10 Jim Schreiner, Kailua Hawaii, kayak (alt-Olympics 1996)
  • May 10 Mike Butcher, baseball player
  • May 10 Rony Seikaly, NBA center (Orlando Magic, Golden State Warriors)

Weddings in Sport

Deaths in Sport