Events in Sport in December 1964

  • Dec 1 Houston Colt .45s change name to Astros
  • Dec 4 Baseball approves a free-agent draft
  • Dec 4 Commissioner's office given full powers in baseball disputes
  • Dec 4 Test Cricket debut of Ian Chappell, v Pakistan MCG, 11, 0-49, 0-31
  • Dec 12 Cleveland Browns' Frank Ryan sets club record of 5 TD passes

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Dec 13 Shirley Englehorn & Sam Snead wins Haig & Haig Mixed Foursome Golf

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  • Dec 26 Buffalo Bills beat San Diego Chargers 20-7 in AFL championship game
  • Dec 27 Cleveland Browns beat Balt Colts 27-0 in NFL championship game