NATIONAL LEAGUE WINS ALL-STAR GAME - 1955 The National League wins the 22nd all-star game with a 6-5 score in the 12th inning thanks to a home run hit by Stan Musial that arches high into the bleachers behind right field. Musial then lopes around the bases and is greeted by his cheering team at home plate.
Date: July 12, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:20:00, No Audio
GEORGIA TECH DEFEATS DUKE TEAM - 1955 Georgia Tech's team defeats Duke's Blue Devils 27-0 thanks in part to George Volket's flashing jogs which lead to two quick touchdowns while long-runs and a tricky interception enliven the grid struggle.
Date: October 30, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:02:00, With Audio
PRINCE JOHN WINS GARDEN STATE STAKES - 1955 The Garden State Stakes at Camden, New Jersey is known as the world's richest with its $282,000 purse. Long-shot 24-1 Prince John upsets the favored Career Boy to win by a whisker.
Date: October 30, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:15:00, With Audio
FLECK DEFEATS HOGAN IN U.S. GOLF OPEN - 1955 Jack Fleck, a 32-year-old dark horse from Davenport, Iowa wins the 55th National Open golf championship in an 18-hole playoff with Ben Hogan. Hogan, one of the all-time golfing greats, is the favored winner but loses in the greatest upset of golf that year.
Date: June 19, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:22:00, No Audio
LANGHORNE NATIONAL AUTO CHAMPIONSHIPS - 1955 The Langhorne, Pennsylvania Speedway 100-mile National Auto Championships, where a mass crash occurred two years ago, nearly sees a repeat of history as a car skids out of control and somersaults down the track. Fortunately no one is hurt and the driver miraculously survives but rain puts an end to the race.
Date: June 20, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:50:00, No Audio
THREE RUNNERS BEAT 4 MINUTE MILE - 1955 Three runners at the British Games held in London's White City Stadium crack the mile race in under four minutes. Hungary's Laszlo Tabori finishes first at 3:59, closely followed by Britishers Brian Hewson and Chris Chataway - a miracle mile!
Date: May 28, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:47:00, No Audio
TRAGEDY AT THE INDY 500 - 1955 Two time winner Bill Vukovich is seeking his third straight victory at the Indianapolis 500 when his car hits a four-car tangle and is killed. But the race goes on and Scotland's Jimmy Clark wins the title.
Date: May 31, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:25:00, No Audio
LE MANS AUTO RACE DISASTER - 1955 Tragedy strikes the Le Mans classic in France when a Mercedes crashes into the rear of another car then caroms into the crowd exploding. The flaming wreckage cuts a 400-yard furrow of death killing 80 and injuring more than 100 in the tragedy.
Date: June 11, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:31:00, No Audio
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