Sports – 1958

by Candace RichComment — Updated August 3, 2023

Australian swimmer Jon Konrads sets 6 world records in 2 days

Althea Gibson wins her second Wimbledon.

NY Yankees over the Milwaukee Braves in the World Series.

Stan Musial gets hit # 3000

Glenn Davis sets record of 49.2 in 400-meter hurdles

In the NBA Finals it’s Boston over the Minneapolis Lakers

Heavyweight Floyd Patterson KOs Roy Harris

Tim Tam, Ismael Valenzuela jockey, won the Kentucky Derby

Kentucky beats Seattle 84-72 for NCAA basketball championship

Jimmy Bryan wins the Indy 500.

Dow Finsterwald wins PGA golf tournament

Arnold Palmer’s 284 won the Masters. It is the first of 4 wins at the Masters for Palmer.

Tommy Bolt wins US Open golf tournament

Pete Dawkins (HB), Army won the Heisman Trophy

Montreal Canadiens beat Boston Bruins 4 games to 2 for Stanley Cup

The U.S. Columbia, designed by Olin J. Stephens, defends the America’s Cup successfully against the English challenger Sceptre in the first America’s Cup competition since 1937.

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