On This Day

March 8, 1939 in Sport

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jim Bouton, American baseball pitcher, author, broadcaster (NY Yankees, MLB All Star 1968, "Ball Four"), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 2019)
  • Lydia Skoblikova, USSR, speed skater (Olympics-6 gold-1960, 64)