Events in Sport in October 1956

  • Oct 3 Sal Maglie & Dodgers defeat Yanks 6-3 in opening game of World Series

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Oct 5 Yogi Berra becomes 4th Yank to hit a World Series grand slam

MLB Catcher and Manager Yogi Berra
MLB Catcher and Manager
Yogi Berra
  • Oct 7 Mary Lena Faulk wins LPGA Heart of America Golf Open
  • Oct 8 Don Larsen (NY Yankees) pitches only perfect World Series game vs Brooklyn
  • Oct 9 10th NHL All-Star Game: All-Stars beat Montreal 1-1 at Montreal
  • Oct 10 On Skowron's grand slammer NY Yanks beat Dodgers 9-0 in series game 7
  • Oct 14 Patty Berg wins LPGA Arkansas Golf Open
  • Oct 15 Yankees Enos Slaughter scores from 1st on a single in World Series
  • Oct 21 Betty Dodd wins LPGA Lawton Golf Open
  • Oct 25 White Sox manager Marty Marion resigns. AL Lopez replaces him
  • Oct 30 Dodgers sell Ebbets Field to a real estate group. They agree to stay until 1959, with an option to stay until 1961