The Sixties in Pictures, Videos, Sounds and Music
Associated Press Athlete of 1963: Sandy Koufax and Mickey Wright
Professional Sports 1963
World Series: Los Angeles Dodgers win 4 games to 0 over the New York Yankees. The series MVP is Sandy Koufax, Los Angeles.
The Pro Football Hall of Fame opens in Canton, Ohio.
AFL Championship: San Diego Chargers win 51-10 over the Boston Patriots
Green Bay Packers running 1961 top scorer Paul Hornung and Detroit Lions All-Pro defensive tackle Alex Karras were suspended by Pete Rozelle for betting on NFL games and associating with gamblers.
NBA Finals: Boston Celtics win 4 games to 2 over the Los Angeles Lakers
NHL - Hockey
Stanley Cup: Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Detroit Red Wings Series: 4-1
Sonny Liston wins the Heavyweight Championship of the world by knocking out Floyd Patterson in the 1st round of their bout in Las Vegas, Nevada. He did the same thing in 1962!
The Masters - Jack Nicklaus
PGA tour's leading money winner for the year: Arnold Palmer - $128,230
LPGA Championship - Mickey Wright
College Sports 1963
Heisman Trophy: Roger Staubach, navy - Quarterback
Cotton Bowl - Texas Longhorns 28 Navy 7
Orange Bowl - Nebraska Cornhuskers 13 Auburn Tigers 7
Rose Bowl - Illinois Illini 17 Washington Huskies 7
Sugar Bowl - Alabama Crimson Tide 12 Mississippi Rebels 7
National college football championship: USC
NCAA Football: Texas Record: 11-0-0
NCAA Men's Basketball Championship:
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