On This Day

Sports Stars Married and Divorced in 1960

Weddings in Sport

Jerry West

Apr 10 NBA guard Jerry West (21) weds his college sweetheart Martha Kane in Morgantown, West Virginia

  • Apr 30 American Olympic men's figure skating gold medallist (1956) Hayes Alan Jenkins marries Olympic women's champion Carol Heiss in NYC, NY

Oscar Robertson

Jun 25 NBA player Oscar Robertson (21) weds teacher Yvonne Crittenden in Cincinnati, Ohio

Jack Nicklaus

Jul 23 Professional golfer Jack Nicklaus (20) weds Barbara Bash

Jerry Lucas

Sep 18 NBA forward Jerry Lucas (20) weds sophomore Treva Geib

Fran Tarkenton

Dec 22 NFL quarterback Fran Tarkenton (20) weds Anna Elaine Merrell at First Baptist Church in Decatur, Georgia


Divorces in Sport

Leo Durocher

Jun 14 Actress Laraine Day (39) divorces manager Leo Durocher (53) due to incompatibility after 12 years of marriage