On This Day

August 28, 1967 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • Boston signs 1st free-agent outfielder Ken Harrelson for $75,000 bonus

Birthdays in Sport

  • Chris Armstrong, CFL slot back (Montreal Alouettes), born in Fayetteville, North Carolina

Deaths in Sport

  • Bruce Smith, American College Football Hall of Fame halfback (Heisman Trophy 1941, U of Minnesota; NFL: Green Bay Packers), dies of cancer at 47