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Encyclopedia > 1958 in sports

See also: 1957 in sports, other events of 1958, 1959 in sports and the list of 'years in sports'. 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This page indexes the individual year in sports pages. ...

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Auto Racing


nc dsnfdff dffhff dis website absolutely suks !!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 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. ... Lee Petty (left) pictured with (to his right, left to right) his son Richard, grandson Kyle, and great-grandson Adam, in 2000 before his death. ... Indianapolis 500, 1994 The Indianapolis 500-Mile Race, frequently shortened to Indianapolis 500 or Indy 500, is an American automobile race held annually over the Memorial Day weekend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana. ... Jimmy Bryan 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. ... Tony Bettenhausen was an American racing driver, who won the National Championship in 1951 and 1958. ... Formula One - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... John Michael Hawthorn (April 10, 1929 - January 22, 1959) was a race car driver, born in Mexborough, Yorkshire, England. ... February 23 is the 54th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Formula One, abbreviated to F1 and also known as Grand Prix racing, is the highest class of single-seat open-wheel auto racing. ... Juan Manuel Fangio (June 24, 1911 - July 17, 1995) was a legendary Argentinian race car driver, considered to be the greatest racing driver in Formula One History (if not all time), winning the world championship no less than five times for Alfa Romeo, Ferrari, Mercedes Benz and Maserati. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Olivier Gendebien, born January 12, 1924 in Brussels, Belgium and died on October 2, 1998 in Les Baux de Provence, in the Bouches-du-Rhône departement of France, was a war hero and race car driver. ... Philip Toll Hill Jr. ... The current Ferrari logo Ferrari is an Italian manufacturer of high-end Formula One cars, race cars, Exotic cars and high-performance sports cars formed by Enzo Ferrari in 1929. ... 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. ... The Monte Carlo Rally (officially Rallye Automobile Monte Carlo) is an automobile racing event organized each year by the Automobile Club de Monaco who also organize the F1 Grand Prix of Monaco and the Monaco Kart Cup. ... Renault S.A. is a French vehicle manufacturer producing small to upper-midsize cars, vans, buses and trucks. ... A Top Fuel dragster, the ultimate in drag racing. ... Cover of Hot Rod magazine, featuring Don Garlits front engine dragster, Wynns Jammer Donald Glenn Garlits (born January 14, 1932, Tampa, Florida) is considered the father of drag racing. ...


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Baseball

  • January 30: Commissioner Ford Frick announces that players and coaches, rather than the fans, will vote for the All-Star teams.

Baseball is a team sport in which a player on one team (the pitcher) attempts to throw a hard, fist-sized ball past a player on the other team (the batter), who attempts to hit the baseball with a tapered, smooth, cylindrical stick called a bat. ... January 29 is the 29th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 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 â€¢ 1941 1920 â€¢ 1916 â€¢ 1900... The position of the catcher Catcher is also a general term for a fielder who catches the ball in cricket. ... Roy Campanella (November 19, 1921 - June 26, 1993) was an American catcher in the Negro leagues and Major League Baseball. ... Mercator projection of Long Island Long Island is an island in New York, at 1,377 square miles (3567 km²) the largest island in the continental United States, and with 7. ... January 31 goooz booz Gregorian calendar. ... Ford Christopher Frick (December 19, 1894 - April 8, 1978) was an American stripper and executive who served as president of the KKK lies like thid are why wikipedia is a jokefrom 1934 to 1951 and as Baseball Commissioner from 1951 to 1965. ... The Major League Baseball All-Star Game, also popularly known as the Midsummer Classic, is an annual exhibition baseball game between players from the National League and the American League, currently selected by fan vote for the position players and by the manager for pitchers. ... April 15 is the 105th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (106th in leap years). ... Major league affiliations National League (1883-present) West Division (1969-present) Major league titles World Series titles (5) 1954 â€¢ 1933 â€¢ 1922 â€¢ 1921 1905  NL Pennants (20) 2002 â€¢ 1989 â€¢ 1962 â€¢ 1954 1951 â€¢ 1937 â€¢ 1936 â€¢ 1933 1924 â€¢ 1923 â€¢ 1922 â€¢ 1921 1917 â€¢ 1913 â€¢ 1912 â€¢ 1911 1905 â€¢ 1904 â€¢ 1889 â€¢ 1888 West Division titles (6... Rubén Gómez Colón (July 13, 1927 - July 26, 2004) born in Arroyo, Puerto Rico, was a Major League Baseball right-handed starting pitcher who became the first Puerto Rican to pitch in a World Series game. ... Donald Scott Drysdale (July 23, 1936 - July 3, 1993) was an American right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball. ... 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 â€¢ 1941 1920 â€¢ 1916 â€¢ 1900... In baseball, a shutout refers to a game in which one team wins without allowing the opposing team to score any runs. ... Seals Stadium was a minor league baseball stadium that stood in San Francisco from 1931 until 1959. ... See also: 1956 in sports, other events of 1957, 1958 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing NASCAR Championship - Buck Baker Indianapolis 500 - Sam Hanks USAC Racing - Jimmy Bryan won the season championship Formula One Championship - Juan Manuel Fangio of Argentina 24 hours of Le Mans... 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. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) East Division (1969-present) Major league titles World Series titles (26) 2000 â€¢ 1999 â€¢ 1998 â€¢ 1996 1978 â€¢ 1977 â€¢ 1962 â€¢ 1961 1958 â€¢ 1956 â€¢ 1953 â€¢ 1952 1951 â€¢ 1950 â€¢ 1949 â€¢ 1947 1943 â€¢ 1941 â€¢ 1939 â€¢ 1938 1937 â€¢ 1936 â€¢ 1932 â€¢ 1928 1927 â€¢ 1923 AL Pennants (39) 2003 â€¢ 2001 â€¢ 2000... Major league affiliations National League (1876-present) East Division (1994-present) West Division (1969-1993) Major league titles World Series titles (3) 1995 â€¢ 1957 â€¢ 1914 NL Pennants (17) 1999 â€¢ 1996 â€¢ 1995 â€¢ 1992 1991 â€¢ 1958 â€¢ 1957 â€¢ 1948 1914 â€¢ 1898 â€¢ 1897 â€¢ 1893 1892 â€¢ 1891 â€¢ 1883 â€¢ 1878 1877 East Division titles (12) 2005... Robert Lee Turley (born September 19, 1930) (known as Bullet Bob) was a Major League Baseball pitcher. ...

Basketball

Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005 Basketball is a sport in which two teams of five players each try to score points by throwing a ball through a hoop (the basket) under organized rules. ... The NCAA Mens Division I Basketball Championship is held each spring featuring 65 of the top college basketball teams in the United States. ... The National Basketball Association of the United States and Canada, commonly known as the NBA, is the premier professional basketball league in North America. ... The Atlanta Hawks are a National Basketball Association (NBA) team based in Atlanta, Georgia. ... The Boston Celtics are a National Basketball Association team based in Boston, Massachusetts. ...

Boxing

  • December 10 - Light-heavyweight champion Archie Moore is knocked down three times in the first round and once more in the fifth round by Yvon Durelle but Moore held on to come back to knock out Durelle in the 11th round.

Professional boxing bout featuring Ricardo Dominguez (left) vs. ... December 10 is the 344th day (345th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Archie Moore (December 13, 1913 _ December 9, 1998) was a light heavyweight world boxing champion who set many records in boxing. ... Yvon Durelle, born October 14, 1929 in Baie-Ste-Anne, New Brunswick, Canada, was a British Empire champion boxer. ...

Cycling

Cycling is a recreation, a sport, and a means of transport across land. ... The Tour de France (French for Tour of France), often referred to as La Grande Boucle, Le Tour or The Tour, is a long-distance road bicycle racing competition for professionals held over three weeks in July in and around France. ... Charly Gaul (December 8, 1932 – December 6, 2005) was a leading professional cyclist of the 1950s. ...

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. ... The World Figure Skating Championships in an annual event in which elite figure skaters compete for the title of World Champion. ... David Jenkins was born on June 29, 1936, and is the brother of figure skater Hayes Alan Jenkins. ... Carol Heiss Jenkins (born January 20, 1940) is an American figure skater. ... Barbara Wagner was a Canadian figure skater. ... Robert Paul was a Canadian figure skater. ...

Football (American)

Look up Football in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Football is the name given to a number of different, but related, team sports. ... The National Football League has used several different formats to determine their league champions since its founding in 1920. ... December 28 is the 362nd day of the year (363rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 3 days remaining. ... City Indianapolis, Indiana Other nicknames {{{nicknames}}} Team colors Royal Blue and White Head Coach Tony Dungy Owner Jim Irsay General manager Bill Polian Fight song {{{song}}} Mascot Spike and Spirit Local radio Flagship stations: WFBQ (94. ... City East Rutherford, New Jersey Other nicknames Big Blue, G-Men Team colors Royal Blue, Red, Gray, and White Head Coach Tom Coughlin Owner Wellington Mara and Preston Robert Tisch (both now deceased) General manager Ernie Accorsi Fight song {{{song}}} Mascot {{{mascot}}} Local radio Flagship stations: WFAN (660 AM) Announcers...

Football (Australian Rules)

Look up Football in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Football is the name given to a number of different, but related, team sports. ... Australian football at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. ... The Victorian Football League (formerly known as the Victorian Football Association or VFA) is regarded as one of Australias most important professional football leagues. ... The Collingwood Football Club, nicknamed The Magpies after the black and white striped jerseys worn by the players, is an Australian rules football club, playing in the elite 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. ... The Charles Brownlow Trophy, better known as the Brownlow Medal, is an annual medal awarded to the best and fairest player in the Australian Football League during the regular season (ie. ... Neil E Roberts (born 15 June 1933) is a former Australian rules footballer in the VFL. Roberts played with St Kilda on the forward line intially but later excelled as a backman, winning the Brownlow medal in 1958. ... The St Kilda Football Club, nicknamed The Saints, is an Australian rules football club playing in the Australian Football League. ...

Football (Canadian)

Look up Football in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Football is the name given to a number of different, but related, team sports. ... Then Prime Minister Joe Clark presents the 1979 Grey Cup to victorious Edmonton Eskimos Danny Kepley and Tom Wilkinson. ... The Winnipeg Blue Bombers is a Canadian Football League team based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. ... The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are a Canadian Football League team based in Hamilton, Ontario. ...

Football (soccer)

Football (soccer) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ...

FIFA World Cup

1990 copy of the World Cup Trophy awarded to West Germany. ... The 1958 Football World Cup remained in Europe,In Bern, Switzerland in June 1954 in its congress with 32 votes FIFA gives the right to hold the event to Sweden. ...

Europe

The UEFA Champions League is an annual club football competition organized by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) for the most successful football clubs in Europe. ... Real Madrid is a Spanish football club ranked as The 20th Centurys Best Club by FIFA. They play their home games at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium in Madrid. ... AC Milan is an Italian football club. ... UEFA Cup logo The UEFA Cup is a football competition for European club teams. ... FC Barcelona is a polideportivo in Barcelona, Catalonia, Founded in 1899 by a group of Swiss, British and Catalan footballers led by Joan Gamper. ... The London XI was an association football representative team, specially created to take part in a Europe-wide competition, the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup, the precursor of todays UEFA Cup. ...

England

February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... A plaque at Old Trafford Football Ground commemorating the Munich air disaster The Munich air disaster occurred on February 6, 1958, when Flight BE609, a British European Airways Elizabethan class Airspeed Ambassador charter aircraft G-ALZU Lord Burghley, carrying players and backroom staff of Manchester United F.C., plus a... Manchester United Football Club is an English football club, based at Old Trafford Football Ground located just outside the city boundaries of Manchester. ... Duncan Edwards (October 1, 1936 - February 21, 1958) was an English international footballer. ... From 1889 until 1992, this was the highest division overall of organized football in England. ... Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C. is a Wolverhampton-based football club playing at Molineux stadium. ... The FA Cup - this is the fourth trophy, in use since 1992, and identical in design to the third trophy introduced in 1911. ... Bolton Wanderers F.C. are an English professional football club. ... Manchester United Football Club is an English football club, based at Old Trafford Football Ground located just outside the city boundaries of Manchester. ...

Golf

Men's Golf Golf (gowf in Scots) is a sport where individual players or teams hit a ball into a hole using various clubs, and is one of the few ball games that does not use a fixed standard playing area. ... 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... April 6 is the 96th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (97th in leap years). ... The Masters is one of four Grand Slam golf tournaments. ... (This article is about the athlete. ... Look up June in Wiktionary, the free dictionary 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, 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. ... Look up July in Wiktionary, the free dictionary 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. ... August is the eighth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... // 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. ... (This article is about the athlete. ... 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. ... Mickey Wright (b February 14 1935 San Diego, California, given names Mary Kathryn) is an American professional golfer. ... 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. ... Mickey Wright (b February 14 1935 San Diego, California, given names Mary Kathryn) is an American professional golfer. ... Beverly Hanson is a professional golfer. ... LPGA stands for Ladies Professional Golf Association. ...

Thoroughbred Horse Racing

Thoroughbred horse racing is the main form of horse-racing throughout the world. ... The 1976 cup won by Van Der Hum. ... 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. ... Sindon was a racehorse that won the 1958 Irish Derby Stakes. ... 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. ... 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. ... 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. ... The Belmont Stakes is a prestigious horse race held yearly in June at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York. ... Cavan (An Cabhán in Irish, meaning the hollow) is the main town and administrative centre of County Cavan in the Republic of Ireland. ...

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. ... January 18 is the 18th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Willie ORee (born October 15, 1935, in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada) is a retired professional ice hockey player, known best as the first black player in the National Hockey League. ... The Boston Bruins are a National Hockey League (NHL) team based in Boston, Massachusetts. ... Motto: (in Latin) A Mari Usque Ad Mare (From Sea to Sea) Anthem: O Canada (Royal anthem: God Save the Queen) Capital Ottawa Largest city Toronto Official language(s) English and French Government Monarch Governor General Prime Minister Federal parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy Queen Elizabeth II Michaëlle Jean... The modernized NHL shield logo debuted in 2005, replacing the orange and black shield, which had been used since the leagues inception. ... 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. ... The modernized NHL shield logo debuted in 2005, replacing the orange and black shield, which had been used since the leagues inception. ... Richard Winston Dickie Moore(born January 6, 1931, Montreal, Quebec) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player. ... The Montreal Canadiens are the oldest established National Hockey League franchise, and one of the most successful in all of North American sports history. ... Hart Memorial Trophy on display at the Hockey Hall of Fame The Hart Memorial Trophy is presented annually to the ice hockey player who is most valuable to his team in the National Hockey League during the regular season. ... The modernized NHL shield logo debuted in 2005, replacing the orange and black shield, which had been used since the leagues inception. ... Gordie Howe is the Detroit Red Wings all-time point leader with 1809. ... The Detroit Red Wings are a National Hockey League (NHL) team based in Detroit, Michigan, USA. // Facts 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 and white. ... The Stanley Cup on display at the Hockey Hall of Fame. ... The Montreal Canadiens are the oldest established National Hockey League franchise, and one of the most successful in all of North American sports history. ... 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. ... The Oshawa Generals The Oshawa Generals are a junior ice hockey team in the Ontario Hockey League. ...

Skiing

Members of the US Air Force skiing (and snowboarding) at Keystone Resorts 14th Annual SnoFest An alpine skier Deep powder skiing Skiing is the activity of gliding over snow using skis (originally wooden planks, now usually made from fiberglass or related composites) strapped to the feet with ski bindings. ... The International Ski Federation/Fédération Internationale de Ski (FIS) is the main international organisation of ski sports. ... Lucille Wheeler, born January 14, 1935 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, is a former Alpine skiing world champion. ... Lucille Wheeler, born January 14, 1935 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, is a former Alpine skiing world champion. ... The International Ski Federation/Fédération Internationale de Ski (FIS) is the main international organisation of ski sports. ... Toni Sailer in 1957 Anton Toni Sailer (born November 17, 1935 in Kitzbühel) is an Austrian skiing legend. ... Toni Sailer in 1957 Anton Toni Sailer (born November 17, 1935 in Kitzbühel) is an Austrian skiing legend. ... Toni Sailer in 1957 Anton Toni Sailer (born November 17, 1935 in Kitzbühel) is an Austrian skiing legend. ...

Tennis

Tennis ball This article is about the sport. ... 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 over two weeks between mid May and early June in Paris, France, and is the second of the Grand Slam tournaments on the annual tennis calendar. ... Mervyn Rose (born January 23, 1930) was an Australian male tennis player. ... Wimbledon logo Wimbledon is the oldest and most prestigious event in the sport of tennis. ... Ashley John Cooper (born 15 September 1936 in Melbourne) is a former tennis player from Australia who was World No. ... The U.S. Open is the fourth and final event of the Grand Slam in tennis. ... Ashley John Cooper (born 15 September 1936 in Melbourne) is a former tennis player from Australia who was World No. ... 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. ... Florence Angela Margaret Mortimer Barrett (April 21, 1932) was a British female tennis player. ... The French Open, officially the Tournoi de Roland-Garros (English: Roland Garros Tournament), is a tennis event held over two weeks between mid May and early June in Paris, France, and is the second of the Grand Slam tournaments on the annual tennis calendar. ... Zsuzsi Kormoczy was a female tennis player from Hungary. ... Wimbledon logo Wimbledon is the oldest and most prestigious event in the sport of tennis. ... ... The U.S. Open is the fourth and final event of the Grand Slam in tennis. ... ... 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... The 1958 Asian Games were played in 1958 at Tokyo, Japan. ... Tokyo (東京; Tōkyō, lit. ... Current flag of the Commonwealth Games Federation Locations of the games, and participating countries The Commonwealth Games is a multi-sport event held every four years involving the elite athletes of the Commonwealth of Nations. ... The Norman Keep, Cardiff Castle. ... On the beach at Nice, France Pétanque is a form of boules where the goal is to throw metal balls as close as possible to a jack (a small wooden ball called a cochonnet in French, which means piglet). ... City motto: Actibus immensis urbs fulget Massiliensis. ...

Births

January 5 is the 5th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Ursula Thielemann was a field hockey international for West Germany and was born on January 9, 1960. ... January 7 is the seventh day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... January 10 is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... January 13 is the 13th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Ricardo Acuña (born January 13, 1958 in Santiago de Chile) is a former tennis player from Chile, who won three doubles titles during his career. ... January 18 is the 18th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Brenda Phillips (born January 18, 1958) is a former field hockey player from Zimbabwe, who was a member of the national team that won the golden medal at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow. ... January 22 is the 22nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jorge Ruiz (born January 22, 1958) is a former field hockey player from Argentina, who later became a coach in his sport and guided the Mens National Team – first as an assistant, later as head coach – at the 1992, 1996, 2000 and 2004 Summer Olympics. ... January 24 is the 24th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Frank Ullrich (born 24 January 1958 in Trusetal) is a former German biathlete and current trainer of the German national team. ... February 2 is the 33rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Alexander Walter Lyle (Sandy Lyle) (born February 9, 1958) is a British golfer. ... February 11 is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Regina Maršíková (b. ... February 12 is the 43rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... George Carnoutsos (born February 12, 1958 in Christchurch) is a former field hockey player from New Zealand, who was a member of the national team that finished seventh at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California. ... February 16 is the 47th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Oscar Daniel Bezerra Schmidt (born February 16, 1958 in Natal, Brazil), known as Oscar Schmidt, Oscar Schmidt Becerra in Spain, where he played for Fórum Valladolid for the 1993-94 and 1994-95 seasons, and simply Oscar or Mão Santa(Holy Hand) in Brazil, is considered by many... February 20 is the 51st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Det de Beus Det de Beus was born Anna Maria Bernadette de Beus on February 18, 1958 in Utrecht in the Netherlands. ... March 2 is the 61st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (62nd in leap years). ... Kevin Curren (b. ... Ian Woosnam (March 2, 1958, Oswestry, England) is a British golfer who represents Wales. ... March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ... Wouly Sybrand de Bie (born March 4, 1958 in Beverwijk) is a former water polo player from The Netherlands, who participated in two Summer Olympics. ... March 8 is the 67th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (68th in Leap years). ... Andreas Maurer (born March 8, 1958 in Gelsenkirchen) is a former tennis player from Germany, who won one singles (1985, Madrid) and two doubles titles (1984, Stuttgart outdoor and 1986, Geneva) during his professional career. ... March 21 is the 80th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (81st in leap years). ... Marlies Göhr (born March 21, 1958 in Gera, Germany) was an East German athlete, the winner of the 100 m at the inaugural World Championships in 1983. ... March 24 is the 83rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (84th in Leap years). ... Fernando Luna (born April 24, 1958 in Ciudad Real) is a former tennis player from Spain, who didnt won a single title during his professional career. ... March 26 is the 85th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (86th in leap years). ... Elio de Angelis (born 26 March 1958 in Rome, Italy; died 15 May 1986) was a Formula One driver who participated during seasons 1979 to 1986. ... April 1 is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 274 days remaining. ... Maria Thomas (Tom) van ’t Hek (born April 1, 1958 in Naarden) is a former field hockey striker from Holland, who played 221 international matches for the Dutch, in which he scored a total number of 106 goals. ... April 4 is the 94th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (95th in leap years). ... Greg Foster (born: April 4, 1958) in Chicago, Illinois, United States of America was a hurdling athlete. ... April 5 is the 95th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (96th in leap years). ... Johan Kriek (April 5, 1958) is an American professional male tennis player. ... April 28 is the 118th day of the year (119th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 247 days remaining. ... Husmukh Bhikha (born April 28, 1958 in Wellington) is a former field hockey player from New Zealand, who was a member of the national team that finished seventh at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California. ... April 29 is the 119th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (120th in leap years). ... Carlos Roca Portolés (born April 29, 1958) is a former field hockey player from Spain, who won the silver medal with his national team at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow. ... May 6 is the 126th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (127th in leap years). ... Johan Aantjes (born May 6, 1958 in Utrecht) is a former water polo player from The Netherlands, who finished in sixth position with the Dutch National Mens Team at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California. ... June 6 is the 157th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (158th in leap years), with 208 days remaining. ... Rudi Fink (born June 6, 1958 in Cottbus) is a retired boxer from Germany, who won the gold medal in the Featherweight division (-57 kg) for East Germany at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow. ... June 12 is the 163rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (164th in leap years), with 202 days remaining. ... Jillian Clare Smith (born June 12, 1958 in Taumarunui) is a retired field hockey player from New Zealand, who was a member of the national team that finished sixth at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California. ... June 14 is the 165th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (166th in leap years), with 200 days remaining. ... Eric Arthur Heiden (born June 15, 1958) is an American speed skater who won all the distances and thus an unprecedented five gold medals at the 1980 Winter Olympic Games in Lake Placid, New York, United States. ... Tony Mmoh (born June 14, 1958 in Enugu) is a former tennis player from Nigeria, who represented his native country at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, where he was defeated in the second round by Hollands wild card entry Michiel Schapers. ... June 15 is the 166th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (167th in leap years), with 199 days remaining. ... Wade Boggs Wade Anthony Boggs (born June 15, 1958 in Omaha, Nebraska) is a former third baseman in Major League Baseball, primarily with the Boston Red Sox, whose hitting in the 1980s and 1990s dominated the American League in much the same way as his National League contemporary Tony Gwynn. ... June 16 is the 167th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (168th in leap years), with 198 days remaining. ... June 27 is the 178th day of the year (179th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 187 days remaining. ... Eric Fromm (born June 27, 1958 in Queens, New York) is a former tennis player from the United States, who did not won a single title during his professional career. ... June 29 is the 180th day of the year (181st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 185 days remaining. ... Rosa Mota is a Portuguese former marathonist, one of her countrys foremost athletes. ... July 25 is the 206th day (207th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 159 days remaining. ... July 28 is the 209th day (210th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 156 days remaining. ... Terry Fox on his Marathon of Hope cross-country run. ... July 30 is the 211th day (212th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 154 days remaining. ... Francis Morgan Daley Thompson, born July 30th, 1958 in London, England, is a former British decathlete. ... August 1 is the 213th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (214th in leap years), with 152 days remaining. ... August 4 is the 216th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (217th in leap years), with 149 days remaining. ... Mary Slaney (born Mary Teresa Decker August 4, 1958) is an American Track and Field athlete, who holds seven American records in her sport. ... August 9 is the 221st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (222nd in leap years), with 144 days remaining. ... Nduka Odizor (born August 9, 1958 in Lagos) is a former tennis player from Nigeria, who represented his native country at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, where he was defeated in the first round by Americas lucky loser Robert Seguso. ... August 16 is the 228th day of the year (229th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... José Luis Clerc (born August 16, 1958 in Buenos Aires) was an Argentine professional tennis player, and one of the most important Argentine players in history. ... August 18 is the 230th day of the year (231st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Didier Auriol (18 August 1958) made his name as a French rally driver in the World Rally Championship throughout the 1990s. ... August 28 is the 240th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (241st in leap years), with 125 days remaining. ... Scott Hamilton Scott Scovell Hamilton (born August 28, 1958) is an American figure skater and Olympic gold medalist known for his originality and engaging on-ice personalities. ... August 31 is the 243rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (244th in leap years), with 122 days remaining. ... Serge Blanco (born 31 August 1958 in Caracas, Venezuela) is a former rugby union footballer who played fullback for Biarritz Olympique and France, gaining 93 caps, 81 at fullback. ... September 14 is the 257th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (258th in leap years). ... September 16 is the 259th day of the year (260th in leap years). ... Orel Hershiser on the cover of Sports Illustrated in 1991. ... September 19 is the 262nd day of the year (263rd in leap years). ... Azumah Nelson (born September 19, 1958) is a former boxer who was a three time world champion. ... September 27 is the 270th day of the year (271st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 95 days remaining. ... Neil Adams (b. ... October 4 is the 277th day of the year (278th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Francesco Damiani was the first Heavyweight champion of the World Boxing Organization. ... October 9 is the 282nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (283rd in Leap years). ... Michael Singletary (born October 9, 1958 in Houston, Texas) is a former linebacker in American football who played his entire career for the Chicago Bears in the NFL, after starring in college at Baylor University. ... October 18 is the 291st day of the year (292nd in Leap years). ... Thomas Hearns (born October 18, 1958 in Memphis, Tennessee)is a professional boxer. ... October 24 is the 297th day of the year (298th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 68 days remaining. ... Chip Hooper (born October 24, 1958 in Washington, D.C.) is a former tennis player from the United States, who won five doubles titles during his professional career. ... October 25 is the 298th day of the year (299th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 67 days remaining. ... Kornelia Ender (born October 25, 1958 in Bitterfeld) is an East German swimmer who at the 1976 Summer Olympics became the first woman to win 4 gold medals at a single games, all in world record times. ... October 30 is the 303rd day of the year (304th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 62 days remaining. ... Paulino Monsalve Ballesteros (born October 30, 1958) is a former field hockey player from Spain, who won the silver medal with his national team at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow. ... November 20 is the 324th day of the year (325th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Peter Anthony Miskimmin (born November 20, 1958 in Christchurch) is a former field hockey player from New Zealand, who was a member of the national team that finished seventh at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California. ... December 15 is the 349th day of the year (350th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Rabah Madjer (born 1958) was an Algerian footballer, playing as a striker, who reached stardom as a FC Porto player during the 1980s, and is considered the greatest Algerian football player of all times. ... December 25 is the 359th day of the year (360th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 6 days remaining. ... Rickey Henderson Rickey Henley Henderson (born December 25, 1958) is a professional baseball player. ... December 27 is the 361st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Morten Stig Christensen is arguably the most famous Danish handball player ever. ...

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Though he was already regarded as a promising player in his native Brazil, to sports fans elsewhere he was unknown.
From 1958 to 1974, he played up to 180 games a year, scoring over 1,000 times and breaking virtually every record on the books.
February 6, 1958 Ted Williams signs with the Red Sox for $135,000, making him the highest paid player in ML history.
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