Grand Slam

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Grand Slam or Grand slam may refer to:

Sports and games[edit]

Auto racing[edit]

  • Grand Slam (NASCAR) (officially 1985–2002/2003, unofficially 1970–2004), winning all of NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series majors in a calendar year
  • Grand Slam (Formula One) in Formula One racing, winning a race from pole while leading every lap and scoring the fastest lap


  • Grand slam (baseball), home run with all three bases occupied, thereby scoring four runs on one play (the maximum)


  • Slam or grand slam are contracts to win at least twelve (slam or small slam) or all thirteen (grand slam) tricks in the card game bridge


Equestrian sports[edit]




  • Grand Slam (tennis) (in use from 1933), one player or pair winning all four major annual tennis tournaments; also a nickname for each of the major tournaments
  • Pepsi Grand Slam (1976–1981), annual men's professional tennis tournament
  • Grand Slam Cup (1990–1999), annual international tennis tournament
  • Grand Slam (real tennis) (from 1990), a player or pair winning all four major annual real tennis tournaments

Video games[edit]

Other sports[edit]

  • Capital One Grand Slam of Curling (from 2001), series of annual curling bonspiels that is a subset of the World Curling Tour
  • Grand Slam (PBA) (from 1975), one team winning all three major annual Philippine Basketball Association tournaments in a single season
  • Grand Slam (rugby union) (first 1908), one national team defeating all others in the annual rugby union series now called Six Nations Championship
  • Grand Slam (professional wrestling), various achievements defined by winning four specific professional wrestling championships
  • Grand Slam of Ultrarunning (from 1986), Award for one registered person finishing the four specified annual 100-mile footraces in the U.S.
  • Grand Slam (shinty) (from 1947), one club winning four specific annual shinty trophies
  • Explorers Grand Slam or Adventurers Grand Slam, one person reaching the North Pole, the South Pole, and all of the Seven Summits during an adventuring career, first completed in 1998
  • Grand Slam (Fly-Fishing Caribbean), one angler catching a bonefish, tarpon, and permit during one day of Caribbean fly-fishing; one of four three-species Inshore Grand Slams defined by the International Game Fish Association
  • In Roller derby, a grand slam is a five-point scoring pass (four for each blocker and a fifth for the jammer), most commonly scored when the jammer is serving a penalty.


Personal achievements[edit]


  • Operation Grand Slam, a plan to steal the U.S. gold reserves from Fort Knox in the 1959 James Bond novel Goldfinger by Ian Fleming

Film and television[edit]


Beauty pageants[edit]



  • Grand Slam breakfast, a dish at Denny's restaurants