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1955 in sports

See also: 1954 in sports, other events of 1955, 1956 in sports and the list of 'years in sports'.

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Auto Racing

Baseball

Basketball

Boxing

Cycling

Figure Skating

Football (Soccer)

Football (American)

Canadian Football League

Golf

Men's Golf

Women's Golf

Thoroughbred Horse Racing

  • August 31 - In one of the most famous match races in thoroughbred racing history, Nashua[?] beat Swaps[?] at Washington Park racetrack. It was Swaps only loss in nine starts as a three-year old. Nashua's owner-breeder, William Woodward, Sr.[?], dreamed of owning an Epsom Derby winner, and he planned to send Nashua to England to train toward that goal. However, Woodward was shot to death by his wife before he could proceed.

Harness Racing

Ice Hockey

Tennis

General sporting events

  • Fred Davis[?] retained the World Professional Snooker Championship

Births

Deaths



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