Sports – 1955

by Candace RichComment — Updated August 3, 2023

Brooklyn Dodgers win their only World Series victory, beating Yankees in 7

Bob Sweikert wins Indianapolis 500

Cleveland Browns beat LA Rams 38-14 in NFL championship game

Syracuse beats Fort Wayne, 4 games to 3, for NBA championship Tony Trabert wins Wimbledon

Bill Shoemaker aboard Swaps, beats Eddie Arcaro on Nashua in Kentucky Derby

Eddie Arcaro ties record of 6 Belmont Stakes wins

Nashua wins Preakness

Sugar “Ray” Robinson wins the world boxing championship over Carl “Bobo” Olson.

Jack Fleck wins US Open golf tournament

Cary Middlecoff’s 279 won the Masters.

Howard Cassady (HB), Ohio St. won the Heisman Trophy.Earl Morrall, hero of the Dolphins 1972 perfect season, came in 4th in the voting.

Le Mans race car accident kills 83 spectators

William Cox buys Yankee Stadium

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