Events in Sport in December 1955

  • Dec 5 American Federation of Labor (AFL) and the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) merge, with George Meany as President
  • Dec 6 New York psychologist Joyce Brothers wins "$64,000 Question" with topic of boxing
  • Dec 8 21st Heisman Trophy Award: Howard Cassady, Ohio State (HB)

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Dec 8 Brooklyn catcher Roy Campanella wins his 3rd MVP Award

MLB Catcher Roy Campanella
MLB Catcher
Roy Campanella
  • Dec 26 Cleveland Browns win NFL Championship, beating Los Angeles Rams 38-14
  • Dec 28 44th Davis Cup: Australia beats USA in New York (5-0)