Events in Sport in January 1954

  • Jan 1 Rose & Cotton Bowl are 1st sport colorcasts
  • Jan 1 40th Rose Bowl: #3 Michigan State beats #5 UCLA, 28-20
  • Jan 1 20th Sugar Bowl: #8 Georgia Tech beats #10 West Virginia, 42-19
  • Jan 1 20th Orange Bowl: #4 Oklahoma beats #1 Maryland, 7-0
  • Jan 9 Bert Olmstead of the Montreal Canadiens, ties NHL record of 8 points in game
  • Jan 17 NFL Pro Bowl: East beats West 20-9
  • Jan 17 Suggs Louise wins LPGA Sea Island Golf Open (Cloister)
  • Jan 21 4th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 98-93 (OT) at New York City
  • Jan 23 Equal longest undefeated streak in Toronto Maple Leaf history ends - 18 games, 16 wins, 2 ties

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Jan 24 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Tampa Women's Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Betsy Rawls
LPGA Golfer
Betsy Rawls
  • Jan 28 1954 NFL Draft: Bobby Garrett from University of Stanford first pick by Cleveland Browns