Arthur Louis Shamsky (nicknamed "Sham" and "Smasher"; born October 14, 1941) is an American former Major League Baseball player. He played right field, left field, and first base from 1965 to 1972 for the Cincinnati Reds, New York Mets, Chicago Cubs, and Oakland Athletics. He tied a major league record by homering in four consecutive at bats in 1966. He was an integral player on the 1969 World Champion Miracle Mets, batting .300 with 14 home runs (both second on the team) while platooning, and then hitting .538 in the post-season batting cleanup. In 2007, he was the manager of the Modi'in Miracle of the Israel Baseball League.
Arthur is a common masculine given name. Its etymology is disputed, but its popularity derives from its being the name of the legendary hero King Arthur.
Arthur Abele (born 30 July 1986 in Mutlangen, Baden-Württemberg ) is a left-handed German decathlete who is the reigning european champion, winning the gold medal at the 2018 European Championships. He competed at the 2008 and 2016 Summer Olympics. Arthur Abele won gold in the Men's decathlon in the European Championships on August 8, 2018 in Berlin, Germany.