1963 in sports
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1963 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.
|Years in sports:||1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966|
|Centuries:||19th century · 20th century · 21st century|
|Decades:||1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s|
|Years:||1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966|
- January 29 – First inductees into the Pro Football Hall of Fame are announced
- AFL Eastern Division Playoff – Boston Patriots win 26–8 over the Buffalo Bills
- AFL Championship – San Diego Chargers win 51–10 over the Boston Patriots on January 5, 1964
- NFL Championship – Chicago Bears win 14–10 over the New York Giants
- September 7 – the Pro Football Hall of Fame opens in Canton, Ohio with 17 charter members.
- Rose Bowl (1962 season):
- The Heisman Trophy – Roger Staubach, Navy
- Instant replay is used for the first time during the broadcast of the Army–Navy Game.
- May – Athletics at the 1963 Pan American Games held in São Paulo
- Masters Tournament – Jack Nicklaus
- U.S. Open – Julius Boros
- British Open – Bob Charles
- PGA Championship – Jack Nicklaus
- PGA Tour money leader – Arnold Palmer – $128,230
- Ryder Cup – United States wins 23 to 9 over Britain in team golf.
- United States Pacing Triple Crown races –
- Speedy Scot won the Triple Crown of Harness Racing for Triple Crown races –
- Australian Inter Dominion Harness Racing Championship –
- Pacers: Cardigan Bay
- Australia – Melbourne Cup won by Gatum Gatum
- Canadian Triple Crown:
- Canebora becomes the country's second Triple Crown winner, and the last until 1989.
- France – Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe won by Exbury
- Ireland – Irish Derby Stakes won by Ragusa
- English Triple Crown:
- United States Triple Crown:
- Australian Men's Singles Championship – Roy Emerson (Australia) defeats Ken Fletcher (Australia) 6–3, 6–3, 6–1
- Australian Women's Singles Championship – Margaret Smith Court (Australia) defeats Jan Lehane O'Neill (Australia) 6–2, 6–2
- Wimbledon Men's Singles Championship – Chuck McKinley (USA) defeats Fred Stolle (Australia) 9–7, 6–1, 6–4
- Wimbledon Women's Singles Championship – Margaret Smith Court (Australia) defeats Billie Jean King (USA) 6–3, 6–4
- Federation Cup – USA 2–1 Australia (inaugural event)
- Volleyball at the 1963 Pan American Games in São Paulo won by Brazil (both men's and women's tournaments)