Presentation on theme: "Sports in 1965. Auto Racing NASCAR: Daytona 500 Winner-Fred Lorenzen Championship-Ned Jarret Father to Dale Jarret who still races today. Indianapolis."— Presentation transcript:
Auto Racing NASCAR: Daytona 500 Winner-Fred Lorenzen Championship-Ned Jarret Father to Dale Jarret who still races today. Indianapolis 500 Winner- Jimmy Clark USAC (Later named Champ Car) Championship- Mario Andretti Andretti is the only person ever to win the Indianapolis 500, the Daytona 500, and the Formula One World Championship. Started racing in 1959
Football AFL Champions Buffalo Bills beat the San Diego Chargers, 23-0 NFL Champions Green Bay Packers beat the Cleveland Browns 23-12 Bidding war for Players, between both leagues Gail Sayers Drafted by both Kansas City Chiefs (AFL) and Chicago Bears (NFL) Later choosing to sign with Chicago. Joe Namath Drafted by both St. Louis Cardinals (NFL) and New York Jets (AFL) and chose to sign with New York. Was signed to a 427,000 Dollar contract in 1965. Unheard of at the time. Merger did not occur until 1970 1 st Superbowl 1968
Baseball SANDY KOUFAX "My wife wouldn't know me out there. If she ever came to the mound and talked to me, she'd divorce me. Hate is an ugly word, but I hate hitters." World Series: Los Angeles Dodgers win 4 games to 3 over the Minnesota Twins. Sandy Koufax first major leaguer to pitch more than three no-hitters Second in career no-hitters (4) One of 17 pitchers to throw a perfect game (1965) Set single season record with 382 strikeouts (now is second behind Nolan Ryan's 383 in 1973) Holds single season record for most shutouts by a left- handed pitcher (11), breaking previous record (9) set by Babe Ruth in 1916 Led National League in ERA 5 years in a row Led National League in strikeouts 4 times Led National League in shutouts 3 times Led National League in wins 3 times 0.95 ERA in 4 World Series 6 All-Star appearances NL MVP Award (1963) NL Cy Young Award 3 times (1963, 1965, 1966) World Series MVP 2 times (1963, 1965)
Basketball NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: UCLA wins 91-80 NBA Finals: Boston Celtics win 4 games to 1 over the Los Angeles Lakers
Hockey Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens won 4 games to 3 over the Chicago Blackhawks Art Ross Memorial Trophy as the NHL's leading scorer during the regular season: Stan Mikita, Chicago Blackhawks Hart Memorial Trophy for the NHL's Most Valuable Player: Bobby Hull, Chicago Blackhawks World Hockey Championship: Men's champion: Soviet Union defeated Czechoslovakia
Golf Grand Slam of golf results: May - The Masters - Jack Nicklaus June - US Open - Gary Player July - British Open - Peter Thomson August - PGA Championship - Dave Marr PGA tour's leading money winner for the year: Jack Nicklaus - $140,752 Ryder Cup: United States wins 19½ to 12½ over Britain in world team golf. Jack Nicklaus also known as "The Golden Bear", was a major force in professional golf, first on the PGA Tour from the 1960s to the mid to late 1980s, and then on the Champions Tour from the late 1980's to the 1990's, and is widely regarded as the greatest golfer of all time.
Births of later sports players January 25 Dominik Hasek, Czech ice hockey player and NHL March 10 - Rod Woodson, American football player. April 21 - Ed Belfour, Canadian hockey player May 9 Steve Yzerman, ice hockey player- Detroit Redwings June 17 Dan Jansen, American speedskater Won Gold in 1994 August 24 - Reggie Miller, American basketball player September 25 Scottie Pippen, American NBA player October 5 Mario Lemieux, Canadian ice hockey player October 5 Patrick Roy, ice hockey player December 20 Rich Gannon, American football quarterback