Sports – 1950

by Candace RichComment — Updated August 3, 2023

Dick Button wins 3rd consecutive world figure skating championship

Due to rain, Johnny Parson wins Indy 500 in 345 miles

NY Yankees sweep Philadelphia Phillies in 47th World Series

Joe Dimaggio gets his 2,000th hit
Cleveland Browns beat LA Rams 30-28 in NFL championship game

Minneapolis beats Syracuse, 4 games to 2, for NBA championship

Edward “Budge” Patty wins Wimbledon

Middleground, William Boland jockey, won the Kentucky Derby

Ezzard Charles KOs Freddie Beshore and then Nick Barone to retain HW boxing title

Sugar Ray Robinson KOs Jose Basora to win middleweight boxing title

Australia wins Davis Cup tennis tournament

Babe Didrikson Zaharias wins golf’s US Women’s Open

Jimmy Demaret’s 283 won him a 3rd Masters.

Chandler Harper wins PGA golf championship

Vic Janowicz (HB), Ohio St. won the Heisman Trophy

NYC college becomes 1st to win NCAA & Natl Inv Basketball in same year

Uruguay beats Brazil 2-1 for soccer’s 4th World Cup in Rio de Janeiro

Detroit Red Wings beat NY Rangers 4 games to 3 for Stanley Cup

Baltimore’s Memorial Stadium opens

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