Program vendor in the stands of Ebbets Field, Game One of the World Series, October 3, 1956
Courtesy of the National Baseball Hall of Fame Library, Cooperstown
The Yankees win the World Series over the Dodgers, four games to three.
- The Nobel Prize for Physics is awarded to creators of the transistor.
- Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts is incorporated.
- The Brooklyn Eagle publishes its last issue.
- The first Dominican to play in the major leagues, Oswaldo Virgil, signs as an infielder for the New York Giants.
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