Events in Sport in August 1965

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Aug 1 Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Waterloo Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Betsy Rawls
LPGA Golfer
Betsy Rawls
  • Aug 5 Dave Marr wins PGA title
  • Aug 6 32nd NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Cleveland 24, All-Stars 16 (68,000)
  • Aug 8 Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Milwaukee Golf Open
  • Aug 12 Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club, Inc applies for a NL franchise
  • Aug 15 47th PGA Championship: Dave Marr shoots a 280 at Laurel Valley GC PA

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Aug 15 Mary Mills wins LPGA St Louis Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Mary Mills
LPGA Golfer
Mary Mills
  • Aug 16 AFL awards its 1st expansion franchise (Miami Dolphins)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 18 Hank Aaron loses a HR, because he hit it out of batter's box

Baseball Player Hank Aaron
Baseball Player
Hank Aaron
  • Aug 18 Orioles' Brooks Robinson hits into his record tying (George Sisler)
  • Aug 19 Cincinnati Red Jim Maloney 2nd no-hitter of year beats Chicago Cubs, 1-0
  • Aug 20 Eddie Mathews & Hank Aaron (1954-65) pass Babe Ruth-Lou Gehrig hitting 772 HRs while playing together on the same team
  • Aug 22 Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Omaha Jaycee Golf Open
  • Aug 22 San Francisco Giants pitcher Juan Marachal hits LA Dodger catcher John Roseboro on the head with his bat causing a 14 minute brawl

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Aug 29 Willie Mays sets NL record for HRs in a month with his 17th of August

MLB Legend Willie Mays
MLB Legend
Willie Mays
  • Aug 30 Casey Stengel announces his retirement after 55 years in baseball