1952 - 1956 Sport Events

(along with 1960 U of M NCAA Baseball Championship)

 

 

 

1956 Olympics

Summer Olympics  [Melbourne]

Winter Olympics   [Cortina d'Ampezzo]

 

 

 

 

Professional Sports

 

Professional Basketball

 

Year

Winner

Coach

Series

Loser

Coach

1952

Minneapolis Lakers

John Kundla

4-3 (WLWLWLW)

NEW YORK

Joe Lapchick

1953

Minneapolis Lakers

John Kundla

4-1 (LWWWW)

NEW YORK

Joe Lapchick

1954

Minneapolis Lakers

John Kundla

4-3 (WLWLWLW)

SYRACUSE

Al Cervi

1955

SYRACUSE

Al Cervi

4-3 (WWLLLWW)

Ft. Wayne Pistons

Charley Eckman

1956

PHILADELPHIA WARRIORS

George Senesky

4-1 (WLWWW)

Ft. Wayne Pistons

Charley

 

 

 

Professional Baseball

 

Season

Winner

Manager

Series

Loser

Manager

1952

NY Yankees

Casey Stengel

4-3 (LWLWLWW)

BKLN. DODGERS

Charlie Dressen

1953

NY Yankees

Casey Stengel

4-2 (WWLLWW)

BKLN. DODGERS

Charlie Dressen

1954

NY GIANTS

Leo Durocher

4-0

Cleveland

Al Lopez

1955

BKLN. DODGERS

Walter Alston

4-3 (LLWWWLW)

NY Yankees

Casey Stengel

1956

NY Yankees

Casey Stengel

4-3 (LLWWWLW

BKLN. DODGERS

Walter

 

 

 

Professional Football

NFL-NFC Championship Game

 

Season

Winner

Coach

Score

Loser

Coach

Site

1952

Detroit

Buddy Parker

17- 7

Cleveland

Paul Brown

Cleveland

1953

Detroit

Buddy Parker

17-16

Cleveland

Paul Brown

Detroit

1954

Cleveland

Paul Brown

56-10

Detroit

Buddy Parker

Cleveland

1955

Cleveland

Paul Brown

38-14

Los Angeles

Sid Gillman

Los Angeles

1956

New York

Jim Lee Howell

47- 7

Chicago Bears

Paddy Driscoll

New York

 

 

Professional Golf

Men's Major Championships

Women's Major Championships

 

 

 

College Sports

 

NCAA Basketball National Championship

 

Year

Champion

Runner-up

Score

Third Place

Fourth Place

Final Four

1952

Kansas

St. John's

80-63

Illinois

Santa Clara

@ Seattle

1953

Indiana

Kansas

69-68

Washington

LSU

@ Kansas City

1954

La Salle

Bradley

92-76

Penn St.

USC

@ Kansas City

1955

San Francisco

La Salle

77-63

Colorado

Iowa

@ Kansas City

1956

San Francisco

Iowa

83-71

Temple

SMU

@ Evanston, IL

 

 

 

 

NCAA Ice Hockey National Championship

 

Year

Champion

Head Coach

Score

Runner-up

Third Place

Score

Fourth Place

1949

Boston College

Snooks Kelley

4-3

Dartmouth

Michigan

10-4

Colorado Col.

1950

Colorado College

Cheddy Thompson

13-4

Boston Univ.

Michigan

10-6

Boston College

1951

Michigan

Vic Heyliger

7-1

Brown

Boston Univ.

7-4

Colorado College

1952

Michigan

Vic Heyliger

4-1

Colorado Col.

Yale

4-1

St. Lawrence

1953

Michigan

Vic Heyliger

7-3

Minnesota

RPI

6-3

Boston Univ.

1954

RPI

Ned Harkness

5-4*

Minnesota

Michigan

7-2

Boston College

1955

Michigan

Vic Heyliger

5-3

Colorado Col.

Harvard

6-3

St. Lawrence

1956

Michigan

Vic Heyliger

7-5

Michigan Tech

St. Lawrence

6-2

Boston College

 

 

NCAA Baseball

 

Year

Winner

Coach

Score

Runner-up

1952

Holy Cross

Jack Barry

8-4

Missouri

1953

Michigan

Ray Fisher

7-5

Texas

1954

Missouri

Hi Simmons

4-1

Rollins

1955

Wake Forest

Taylor Sanford

7-6

W. Mich.

1956

Minnesota

Dick Siebert

12-1

Arizona

1957

California

Geo. Wolfman

1-0

Penn St.

1958

USC

Rod Dedeaux

8-7

Missouri

1959

Oklahoma St.

Toby Greene

5-3

Arizona

1960

Minnesota

Dick Siebert

2-1

USC