Events in Sport in August 1963

  • Aug 2 30th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 20, Green Bay 17 (65,000)

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Aug 4 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Milwaukee Jaycee Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth
  • Aug 8 LA Dodgers F Howard & B Skowron are 3rd to hit consecutive pinch HRs
  • Aug 9 NY Met Roger Craig's NL record-tying 18-game losing streak ends

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Aug 11 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Waterloo Women's Golf Open Invitational

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 12 Stan Musial announces he will retire at end of year

MLB Legend Stan Musial
MLB Legend
Stan Musial

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 13 Dave DeBusschere pitches a shutout against the Cleveland Indians

NBA Forward and MLB Player Dave DeBusschere
NBA Forward and MLB Player
Dave DeBusschere
  • Aug 17 Jim Hickman becomes 1st NY Met to hit for cycle
  • Aug 18 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Albuquerque Swing Parade Golf Tournament
  • Aug 24 John Pennel is first person to pole-vault 17'
  • Aug 25 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Ogden Ladies' Golf Open
  • Aug 26 W I beat England 2-1 in series, 1st holders of Wisden Cricket Trophy