On This Day

August 30, 1918 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Billy Johnson, American baseball player, born in Montclair, New Jersey (d. 2006)

Person of interestTed Williams

Ted Williams, American baseball player and last player in MLB to bat over .400 in a single season (Red Sox, AL MVP '46, '49; Trip Crown '42, '47), born in San Diego, California (d. 2002)

Baseball Player Ted Williams
Baseball Player
Ted Williams

1918 in Sport