On This Day

August 1, 1962 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Sport

  • Boston Red Sox pitcher Bill Monboquette no-hits Chicago White Sox, 1-0

Birthdays in Sport

  • Gertjan Verbeek, Dutch soccer player (SC Heerenveen), born in Deventer, Netherlands
  • Jacob Matlala, South African boxer (WBO, WBU, IBA flyweight champion; shortest world champion ever at 1.47m [4-foot-10]), born in Johannesburg, South Africa (d. 2013)
  • Joetta Clark, American 800m runner (Olympic-1992), born in East Orange, New Jersey