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See also: 1956 in sports, other events of 1957, 1958 in sports and the list of 'years in sports'. Jump to: navigation, search 1957 was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This page indexes the individual year in sports pages. ...

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Auto Racing

Auto racing (also known as automobile racing, autosport or motorsport) is a sport involving racing automobiles. ... NASCAR Nextel Cup logo NEXTEL Cup trophy, adopted in 2004 4-time champion Jeff Gordon poses with the Winston Cup trophy (used prior to 2004) The NASCAR Championship is the championship held in NASCARs top stock car racing series. ... Elzie Wylie Buck Baker Sr. ... Jump to: navigation, search Indianapolis 500, 1994 The Indianapolis 500 Mile Race, frequently shortened to Indianapolis 500 or Indy 500, is an American race for open-wheel automobiles held annually over the Memorial Day weekend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana. ... Sam Hanks was a Formula One driver (Indy 500 only) from the United States. ... A simple wooden cart in Australia A cart transporting watermelons in Harbin, China. ... Jimmy Bryan was a Formula One driver (Indy 500 only) from the United States. ... The inaugural Formula One World Championship was won by Italian Giuseppe Farina in his Alfa Romeo in 1950, barely defeating his Argentine teammate Juan Manuel Fangio. ... Juan Manuel Fangio (June 24, 1911 - July 17, 1995) was a noted Argentinian racing car driver and winner of the Formula One championship five times, including four in a row from 1954-57. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Ron Flockhart was a Formula One driver from Britain. ... Ivor Bueb was a Formula One driver from Britain. ... Wikimedia Commons has more media related to: Jaguar D-type The Jaguar D-type, like its predecessor, is a factory-built race-car. ... Rallying (international) or rally racing (US) is a form of automobile racing that takes place on normal roads with modified production or specially built road cars. ... Erik Carlsson - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Saab 93B 1959 The Saab 93 is an automobile manufactured by Saab. ... Jump to: navigation, search Drag racing is a form of auto racing in which cars or motorcycles attempt to complete a fairly short, straight and level course in the shortest amount of time, starting from a dead stop. ... Jump to: navigation, search Clocked Speed = 506 km/h, Kwinana Race Track, W.A., 2005 Top-Fuel Racing refers to a class of drag racing in which the cars are run on 85% nitromethane and about 15% methanol also known as racing alcohol, instead of gasoline. ...

Baseball

Picture of Fenway Park. ... Jump to: navigation, search January 5 is the 5th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search Brooklyn Dodger infielder Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in major league baseball in 1947. ... For the 1930s NFL team, see Brooklyn Dodgers (football). ... Jump to: navigation, search Conference NFC Division East Year Founded 1925 Home Field Giants Stadium City East Rutherford, New Jersey Team Colors Royal Blue, Red, Gray, and White Head Coach Tom Coughlin League Championships (6) NFL Champions: 1927, 1934, 1938, 1956 Super Bowl: 1986 (XXI), 1990 (XXV) Conference Championships (9... Roy Sievers - Topps baseball card - 1956 Series, #75 Roy Edward Sievers (born November 18, 1926 in St. ... Jump to: navigation, search Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) Central Division (1994-present) West Division (1969-1993) Major league titles World Series titles (3) 1991 â€¢ 1987 â€¢ 1924 AL Pennants (6) 1991 â€¢ 1987 â€¢ 1965 â€¢ 1933 1925 â€¢ 1924 Central Division titles (3) 2004 â€¢ 2003 â€¢ 2002 West Division titles (4) 1991... In baseball, the Cy Young Award is an honor given annually to the best pitchers in the Major Leagues. ... Warren Spahn Warren Edward Spahn (April 23, 1921 - November 24, 2003) was an American left-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball player who pitched 21 seasons, all in the National League. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Atlanta Braves are a Major League Baseball team based in Atlanta, Georgia. ... Jump to: navigation, search The World Series is the championship series of Major League Baseball in the United States and Canada, the culmination of the sports postseason each October. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Atlanta Braves are a Major League Baseball team based in Atlanta, Georgia. ... Jump to: navigation, search The New York Yankees are a Major League baseball team based in The Bronx, New York City. ... Jump to: navigation, search May 3 is the 123rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (124th in leap years). ... Walter Francis OMalley (1903-1979) circa 1940-1950 Walter Francis OMalley (October 9, 1903 - August 9, 1979) was an American sports executive who owned the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers team in Major League Baseball from 1950 to 1979. ... Jump to: navigation, search Major league affiliations National League (1890-present) West Division (1969-present) American Association (1884-1889) Major league titles World Series titles (6) 1988 â€¢ 1981 â€¢ 1965 â€¢ 1963 1959 â€¢ 1955 NL Pennants (21) 1988 â€¢ 1981 â€¢ 1978 â€¢ 1977 1974 â€¢ 1966 â€¢ 1965 â€¢ 1963 1959 â€¢ 1956 â€¢ 1955 â€¢ 1953 1952 â€¢ 1949 â€¢ 1947... For other meanings, see Brooklyn (disambiguation). ... Jump to: navigation, search The City of Los Angeles (from Spanish; Los Ángeles, ) also known simply as L.A., is the second-largest city in the United States in terms of population, as well as one of the worlds most important economic, cultural, and entertainment centers. ... Jump to: navigation, search August 19 is the 231st day of the year (232nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... For other meanings of the word giant, see Giant (disambiguation) Giants are humanoid creatures of prodigious size and strength, a type of legendary monster that appear in the tales of many different races and cultures. ... Jump to: navigation, search State nickname: The Empire State Other U.S. States Capital Albany Largest city New York City Governor George Pataki (R) Senators Charles Schumer (D) Hillary Rodham Clinton (D) Official languages None (English is de facto) Area 141,205 km² or 54,556 square miles (27th)  - Land... Jump to: navigation, search The downtown San Francisco skyline, looking east from the central part of the city. ... Jump to: navigation, search October 8 is the 281st day of the year (282nd in leap years). ... Walter Francis OMalley (1903-1979) circa 1940-1950 Walter Francis OMalley (October 9, 1903 - August 9, 1979) was an American sports executive who owned the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers team in Major League Baseball from 1950 to 1979. ... The text below is generated by a template, which has been proposed for deletion. ... For other meanings, see Brooklyn (disambiguation). ... Jump to: navigation, search The City of Los Angeles (from Spanish; Los Ángeles, ) also known simply as L.A., is the second-largest city in the United States in terms of population, as well as one of the worlds most important economic, cultural, and entertainment centers. ... The Winnipeg Goldeyes have been two separate and distinct baseball teams based out of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada playing in the independent Northern League. ... Northern League can mean: Northern League (baseball) for minor league baseball in the United States and Canada Northern League (football) (Albany Northern League) for the association football league in North East England Northern League (ice hockey) which existed in the late 1970s and early 1980s in Britain. ...

Basketball

Jump to: navigation, search Basketball is very popular in U.S. colleges. ... The NCAA Mens Division I Basketball Championship is held each spring featuring 65 of the top college basketball teams in the United States. ... Jump to: navigation, search NBA logo, depicting former star Jerry West The National Basketball Association, more popularly known as the NBA, is the worlds premier mens professional basketball league and one of the major professional sports leagues of North America. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Boston Celtics are a National Basketball Association team based in Boston, Massachusetts. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Atlanta Hawks are a National Basketball Association (NBA) team based in Atlanta, Georgia. ...

Boxing

This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Jump to: navigation, search September 23 is the 266th day of the year (267th in leap years). ... Carmine Basilio (born April 2, 1927) in Canastota, New York, better known in the boxing world as Carmen Basilio, is a former boxer of Italian-American origin. ... Walker Smith Jr. ...

Cycling

Jump to: navigation, search Cycling is a recreation, a sport, and a means of transport across land. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Giro dItalia, also simply known as the Giro, is a long distance road bicycle race for professional cyclists held over three weeks in May or early June in and around Italy. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Tour de France (French for Tour of France), often referred to as La Grande Boucle, Le Tour or The Tour, is an epic long distance road bicycle racing competition for professionals held over three weeks in July in and around France. ... Jacques Anquetil (January 8, 1934 - November 18, 1987), was a French cyclist and the first cyclist to win the Tour de France five times, in 1957 and from 1961 to 1964. ... The professional World Cycling Championship is organised by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), and is a single massed start road race, the winner being the first across the line at the completion of the full race distance. ... Rik Van Steenbergen (September 9, 1924- May 15, 2003) was a Belgian cyclist, considered to be one of the best among the great number of successful Belgian cyclists. ...

Figure Skating

Figure skating is an ice skating sporting event where individuals, mixed couples, or groups perform spins, jumps, and other moves on the ice, often to music. ... World Figure Skating Championships: Mens singles winners: 1896 - Gilbert Fuchs, (Germany) 1897 - Gustav Hugel, (Austria) 1898 - Henning Grenander, (Sweden) 1899 - Gustav Hugel, (Austria) 1900 - Gustav Hugel, (Austria) 1901 - Ulrich Salchow, (Sweden) 1902 - Ulrich Salchow, (Sweden) 1903 - Ulrich Salchow, (Sweden) 1904 - Ulrich Salchow, (Sweden) 1905 - Ulrich Salchow, (Sweden) 1906 - Gilbert... Carol Heiss Jenkins (born January 20, 1940) is an American figure skater. ...

Football (American)

Jump to: navigation, search This article deals with the history and development of the different sports around the world known as football. For links to articles on each of these codes of football, please see the list in the Football today section of this article. ... The National Football League has used several different formats to determine their league champions since its founding in 1920. ... Jump to: navigation, search Conference NFC Division North Year Founded 1930 Home Field Ford Field City Detroit, Michigan Team Colors Honolulu Blue, Silver, and Black Head Coach Steve Mariucci League Championships (4) NFL Champions: 1935, 1952, 1953, 1957 Conference Championships (4) NFL National: 1952 NFL Western: 1953, 1954, 1957 Division... Jump to: navigation, search Conference AFC Division North Year Founded 1946 Home Field Cleveland Browns Stadium City Cleveland, Ohio Team Colors Brown, Orange, and White Head Coach Romeo Crennel League Championships (8) AAFC Champions: 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949 NFL Champions: 1950, 1954, 1955, 1964 Conference Championships (11) NFL American: 1950...

Football (Australian Rules)

Jump to: navigation, search This article deals with the history and development of the different sports around the world known as football. For links to articles on each of these codes of football, please see the list in the Football today section of this article. ... Jump to: navigation, search Australian Football at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. ... See also Australian Football League. ... The Melbourne Football Club, nicknamed The Demons since 1933, is an Australian rules football club playing in the Australian Football League, based in Melbourne, Victoria. ... Jump to: navigation, search Essendon Football Club, nicknamed The Bombers, is an Australian rules football club that is part of the Australian Football League. ... The Chas Brownlow Trophy, better known as the Brownlow Medal, is an annual medal regarded as the most prestigious award for individual players. ... Jump to: navigation, search The St Kilda Football Club, nicknamed The Saints, is an Australian rules football club playing in the Australian Football League. ...

Football (Canadian)

Jump to: navigation, search This article deals with the history and development of the different sports around the world known as football. For links to articles on each of these codes of football, please see the list in the Football today section of this article. ... Then Prime Minister Joe Clark presents the 1979 Grey Cup to victorious Edmonton Eskimos Danny Kepley and Tom Wilkinson. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are a Canadian Football League team based in Hamilton, Ontario. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Winnipeg Blue Bombers is a Canadian Football League team based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. ...

Football (Soccer)

Jump to: navigation, search This article deals with the history and development of the different sports around the world known as football. For links to articles on each of these codes of football, please see the list in the Football today section of this article. ... Football is a ball game played between two teams of eleven players, each attempting to win by scoring more goals than their opponent. ... Jump to: navigation, search The FA Cups trophy is also known as the FA Cup. ... Jump to: navigation, search Aston Villa redirects here. ... Jump to: navigation, search Manchester United Football Club is an English football club, based at Old Trafford in Greater Manchester. ... Jump to: navigation, search May 15 is the 135th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (136th in leap years). ... Sir Stanley Matthews (February 1, 1915 - February 23, 2000) was a football player, often regarded as one of the greats of the English game. ... Jump to: navigation, search First International Scotland 0 - 0 England (Partick, Scotland; 30 November 1872) Largest win Ireland 0 - 13 England (Belfast, Northern Ireland; 18 February 1882) Worst defeat Hungary 7 - 1 England (Budapest, Hungary; 23 May 1954) World Cup Appearances 12 (First in 1950) Best result Winners, 1966 European...

Golf

Men's Golf Jump to: navigation, search Golfer teeing off at the start of a hole Golf is a sport where individual players or teams hit a small ball into a hole using various clubs. ... Golfer teeing off at the start of a hole Golf is an outdoor game where individual players or teams play a small ball into a hole using various clubs. ...

Women's Golf The Grand Slam of golf consists of four major golfing events held each year; the events are often referred to as the major tournaments and are all recognized as a part of the worlds two most prestigious tours, the PGA TOUR in the United States and the PGA European... This article is about the month of May. ... The Masters is one of four Grand Slam golf tournaments. ... There are a number of notable figures named Doug Ford, including: Doug Ford, a golfer Doug Ford, a former Ontario politician This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Jump to: navigation, search June is the sixth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with a length of 30 days The month is named after the Roman goddess Juno (mythology), wife of Jupiter and equivalent to the Greek goddess Hera. ... The United States Open Golf Tournament is an annual mens golf tournament staged by the United States Golf Association each June. ... July is the seventh month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... The Champions Belt & The Claret Jug. ... Bobby Locke (b 20 November 1917 Germiston, South Africa, d 1987) was one of the first internationally successful South African golfers. ... Note: as an adjective (stressed on the second syllable instead of the first), august means honorable. ... // The PGA Championship is an annual golf tournament, conducted by the Professional Golfers Association of America as part of the PGA TOUR. The PGA Championship is one of the four Major Championships in mens golf, and it is the golf seasons final major, being played in August. ... Founded in 1916, the Professional Golfers Association of America is headquartered in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, United States and claims to be the largest working sports organization in the world with more than 27,000 members. ... The Ryder Cup is a golf trophy contested biennially in an event officially called the Ryder Cup Matches by teams from Europe and the United States. ... Golfer teeing off at the start of a hole Golf is an outdoor game where individual players or teams play a small ball into a hole using various clubs. ...

The United States Open Golf Tournament is an annual mens golf tournament staged by the United States Golf Association each June. ... Betsy Rawls (b. ... The LPGA Championship, currently known for sponsorship reasons as the McDonalds LPGA Championship, is the second-longest running tournament in the history of the Ladies Professional Golf Association surpassed only by the U.S. Womens Open. ... Mae Louise Suggs (born September 7, 1923 in Atlanta, Georgia) is a veteran golfer and one of the founders of modern ladies golf. ... Patty Berg (born February 13, 1918) was a founder member and then leading player on the LPGA Tour during the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s. ... LPGA stands for Ladies Professional Golf Association. ...

Thoroughbred Horse Racing

Thoroughbred horse racing is the main form of horse-racing throughout the world. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Melbourne Cup is Australias major annual thoroughbred horse race. ... The Queens Plate is North Americas oldest thoroughbred horse race, run at a distance of 1 1/4 miles for 3-year-old thoroughbed horses, foaled in Canada, run annually in July at Woodbine Racetrack, Etobicoke (Toronto), Ontario. ... Races at Lonchamp - Édouard Manet, 1867 The Prix de LArc de Triomphe is a flat thoroughbred horse race of a 2400 metres (about 1 mile 4 furlongs) raced on turf for 3 year olds and up, Colts, horses, Fillies and mares (exclude geldings). ... The Irish Derby Stakes have been held annually at The Curragh in County Kildare, Ireland since 1866. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing (Triple Crown for short, but the term is also used in other sports, and thus the full name should be used when it could cause confusion) consists of three races for three-year-old thoroughbred horses. ... The Two Thousand Guineas Stakes is a Group 1 1 mile (1600 meters) thoroughbred flat racing horse race for 3-year-olds colts and fillies run in May of each year over the Rowley Mile at Newmarket, Suffolk, England. ... Epsom Derby, Théodore Géricault, 1821. ... The St. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing (Triple Crown for short, but the term is also used in other sports, and thus the full name should be used when it could cause confusion) consists of three races for three-year-old thoroughbred horses. ... Jump to: navigation, search Churchill Downs ractrack, 2004 The Kentucky Derby is a stakes race for three-year-old thoroughbred horses, staged yearly in Louisville, Kentucky on the first Saturday in May, capping the two-week-long Kentucky Derby Festival. ... The Preakness Stakes is a classic 1 3/16 mile (1. ... Bold Ruler was an American Thoroughbred racehorse. ... The Belmont Stakes is a prestigious horse race held yearly in June at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York. ...

Harness Racing

A trotter training at Vincennes hippodrome Harness racing is a form of horse-racing in which the horses race in a specified gait. ... The Triple Crown of Harness Racing for Pacers consists of the following horse races: Cane Pace Messenger Stakes Little Brown Jug The traditional order of the races was Cane Pace, Little Brown Jug, and Messenger. ... The Cane Pace is a harness horse race run annually since 1955. ... The Little Brown Jug is a harness race for three-year-old pacing standardbreds hosted by the Delaware County Agricultural Society since 1946 at the County Fairgrounds in Delaware, Ohio. ... The Messenger Stakes is an American harness racing event for 3-year-old pacing horses. ... The Triple Crown of Harness Racing for Trotters consists of the following horse races: Hambletonian Yonkers Trot Kentucky Futurity Since its inauguration in 1955, only seven horses have ever won the Trotting Triple Crown. ... The Hambletonian is a United States harness racing event held annually for three-year-old trotting standardbreds. ... The Yonkers Trot is a harness race for three-year old trotting standardbreds held at Yonkers Raceway in New York. ... The Kentucky Futurity is a stakes race for three-year-old trotters, held annually at The Red Mile in Lexington, Kentucky since 1893. ... The Interdominions is a harness racing competition held between horses from Australia and New Zealand. ...

Ice Hockey

Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... The Art Ross Memorial Trophy is given to the National Hockey League player with the most points scored at the end of the regular season. ... Jump to: navigation, search The modernized NHL shield logo, debuting in 2005. ... Jump to: navigation, search Howe holds the Hart Trophy Gordon Gordie Howe, OC (born March 31, 1928 in Floral, Saskatchewan) is a Canadian hockey player who is often referred to as Mr. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Detroit Red Wings are a National Hockey League (NHL) team based in Detroit, Michigan, USA. Founded: 1926 Formerly known as: Cougars 1926-1930, Falcons 1930-1932 Home arena: Joe Louis Arena Former Home Arenas: Windsor Arena (1926-27); Detroit Olympia (1927-1979) Uniform colors: Red... The Hart Memorial Trophy is presented annually to the most valuable ice hockey player in the National Hockey League during the regular season. ... Jump to: navigation, search The modernized NHL shield logo, debuting in 2005. ... Jump to: navigation, search Howe holds the Hart Trophy Gordon Gordie Howe, OC (born March 31, 1928 in Floral, Saskatchewan) is a Canadian hockey player who is often referred to as Mr. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Detroit Red Wings are a National Hockey League (NHL) team based in Detroit, Michigan, USA. Founded: 1926 Formerly known as: Cougars 1926-1930, Falcons 1930-1932 Home arena: Joe Louis Arena Former Home Arenas: Windsor Arena (1926-27); Detroit Olympia (1927-1979) Uniform colors: Red... Jump to: navigation, search The Stanley Cup is inscribed with the names of all the players on the teams that have won it. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Montréal Canadiens are the oldest established National Hockey League franchise. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Boston Bruins are a National Hockey League (NHL) team based in Boston, Massachusetts. ... The Ice Hockey World Championships are an annual event put together by the IIHF, the International Ice Hockey Federation, since 1930. ...

Snooker

Jump to: navigation, search Snooker table Snooker is a billiards sport that is played on a large (12 X 6) baize-covered table with pockets in each of the four corners and in the middle of each of the long cushions. ... The World Snooker Championship is the climax of snookers annual calendar and the most important snooker event of the year in terms of prestige, prize money and world ranking points. ... John Pulman (1926 - December 25, 1998) was an English professional snooker player who dominated the game throughout the 1960s. ...

Tennis

Jump to: navigation, search Tennis balls This article is about the sport, tennis. ... A Grand Slam is a term in tennis used to denote winning all four of the following championship titles in the same year: Australian Open French Open Wimbledon U.S. Open These tournaments are therefore also known as the Grand Slam tournaments, and rank as the most important tennis tournaments... This article is about the Australian Open tennis tournament. ... Ashley John Cooper (born 15 September 1936 in Melbourne) is a former tennis player from Australia who was World No. ... The French Open, officially the Tournoi de Roland-Garros (English: Roland Garros Tournament), is a tennis event held from the middle of May to the beginning of June in Paris, France, and is the second of the worlds Grand Slam tournaments. ... Sven Davidson, born 1928 is a fomer Swedish tennis player. ... Wimbledon logo Wimbledon is the oldest and most prestigious event in the sport of tennis. ... Lewis Alan Hoad, born November 23, 1934 in Glebe, New South Wales, Australia - died July 3, 1994 in Fuengirola, Spain, was a champion tennis player. ... The U.S. Open is the fourth and final event of the Grand Slam in tennis. ... Malcolm Mal Anderson (born on March 3, 1935 in Theodore, Queensland) was an Australian male tennis player. ... Althea Gibson (August 25, 1927 - September 28, 2003) was an American sportswoman who became the first African-American woman to be a competitor on the world tennis tour on August 22, 1950. ... Black is a color with several subtle differences in meaning. ... A Grand Slam is a term in tennis used to denote winning all four of the following championship titles in the same year: Australian Open French Open Wimbledon U.S. Open These tournaments are therefore also known as the Grand Slam tournaments, and rank as the most important tennis tournaments... This article is about the Australian Open tennis tournament. ... Shirley Fry-Irvin (June 30, 1927) was an American female tennis player who was born in Akron, Ohio, United States. ... The French Open, officially the Tournoi de Roland-Garros (English: Roland Garros Tournament), is a tennis event held from the middle of May to the beginning of June in Paris, France, and is the second of the worlds Grand Slam tournaments. ... Wimbledon logo Wimbledon is the oldest and most prestigious event in the sport of tennis. ... Althea Gibson (August 25, 1927 - September 28, 2003) was an American sportswoman who became the first African-American woman to be a competitor on the world tennis tour on August 22, 1950. ... The U.S. Open is the fourth and final event of the Grand Slam in tennis. ... Althea Gibson (August 25, 1927 - September 28, 2003) was an American sportswoman who became the first African-American woman to be a competitor on the world tennis tour on August 22, 1950. ... Jump to: navigation, search Davis Cup logo The Davis Cup is the premier international team event in mens tennis. ...

General sporting events

Multi-Sport Events Arctic Winter Games Asian Games Canada Games Commonwealth Games Francophone Games Gaelic Games Gay Games Goodwill Games Nordic Games Pan American Games Paralympic Games Special Olympic Games Summer Olympic Games Winter Olympic Games World Games World Wheelchair Games X Games American football Alamo Bowl Aztec Bowl Capital...

Births

Jump to: navigation, search January 6 is the 6th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Nancy Lopez (born January 6, 1957 in Torrance, California; raised in Roswell, New Mexico) is one of the most famous women in the history of the sport of golf. ... Jump to: navigation, search January 22 is the 22nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Mike Bossy (born in Montreal, Quebec, on January 22, 1957) was an ice hockey player who played for the New York Islanders during their four-year reign as Stanley Cup champions in the early 1980s. ... April 9 is the 99th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (100th in leap years). ... Severiano Seve Ballesteros (born 9 April 1957 in Pedreña, Spain) is a Spanish golfer who was one of the sports leading figures in the 1980s and 1990s. ... Jump to: navigation, search May 7 is the 127th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (128th in leap years). ... Jump to: navigation, search Christopher St. ... Jump to: navigation, search June 3 is the 154th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (155th in leap years), with 211 days remaining. ... Jump to: navigation, search Horst-Ulrich Hänel (born on June 3, 1957) is a former field hockey player from (West-)Germany, who twice won the silver medal at the Summer Olympics. ... Jump to: navigation, search June 12 is the 163rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (164th in leap years), with 202 days remaining. ... Mohammad Javed Miandad Khan (born June 12, 1957), popularly called Javed Miandad, was born in Karachi, Pakistan. ... Jump to: navigation, search July 29 is the 210th day (211th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 155 days remaining. ... Nelli Vladimirovna Kim (Russian:Нелли Владимировна Ким) (b. ... August 27 is the 239th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (240th in leap years), with 126 days remaining. ... Bernhard Langer (born August 27, 1957 in Anhausen near Augsburg, Bavaria, Germany) is a professional German golfer. ...

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