- The New York Yankees are the World Champs of Baseball, sweeping the Philadelphia Phillies in 4 games in the World Series.
- The Minneapolis Lakers beat the Syracuse Nationals for the NBA Crown, 4 games to 2.
- The Cleveland Browns beat the Los Angeles Rams 30-28, to win the National Football League Championship.
- Jimmy Demaret won The Masters
- Ben Hogan took the US Open
- Bobby Locke was the British Open winner.
- Chandler Harper won the PGA Championship
The PGA top money winner was Sam Snead, earning $35,759.
On the Women’s side, Babe Zaharias was the US Women’s Open winner. She was also named Woman Athlete of the Half-Century by the Associated Press. Zaharias earned $14,800 dollars in 1950, winning six tournaments. 1950 also saw the birth of the Ladies Professional Golfing Association (LPGA).
- Bill Rexford won the NASCAR championship.
- Johnnie Parsons won the Indianapolis 500