The Winner’s Circle

In the mid-1950s, many of Schenectady’s aspiring young athletes loved the Yankees and the Brooklyn Dodgers and players like Mickey Mantle, Moose Skowron, Roy Campanella, and Pee Wee Reese.  In case you’ve forgotten, here are the champions of 1955.

Baseball:  Brooklyn Dodgers

NFL:  Cleveland Browns

College Football:  Oklahoma

NBA:  Syracuse Nationals

College Basketball:  San Francisco

Masters:  Cary Middlecoff

Wimbledon:  Tony Trabert

Wimbledon (Women):  Louise Brough

Kentucky Derby:  Swaps

Preakness & Belmont:  Nashua

NHL:  Detroit Red Wings


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