Events in Sport in August 1962

  • Aug 1 Boston Red Sox Bill Monboquette no-hits Chicago White Sox, 1-0
  • Aug 3 29th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Green Bay 42, All-Stars 20 (65,000)
  • Aug 3 NY Met Frank Thomas hits his 6th HR in 3 games
  • Aug 5 Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Waterloo Golf Open
  • Aug 11 Dodgers protest wetting down of Candlestick to slow Maury Wills down

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Aug 12 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Heart of America Golf Tournament

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright
  • Aug 19 Homer Blancos plays finest round in golf, shooting a 55
  • Aug 19 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Albuquerque Swing Parade Golf Tournament

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 24 Dodger coach Leo Durocher suffers a near-fatal allergic reaction to a penicillin injection while in the clubhouse at the Polo Grounds

Baseball Player and Manager Leo Durocher
Baseball Player and Manager
Leo Durocher