June 8, 1939 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Bob Goodman, American International Boxing HOF promoter (VP & Matchmaker Madison Square Garden 1985-94; Don King Productions; Garden State Boxing), born in NYC, New York (d. 2023)
  • Herb Adderley, American Pro Football HOF cornerback (Super Bowl 1967, 68, 71; 5 x Pro Bowl; 4 × First-team All-Pro; Green Bay Packers, Dallas Cowboys), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2020)