On This Day

December 1, 1967 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport

  • Pacific Northwest Sports, Inc. is awarded one of the 2 American League baseball expansion franchises; new team named the Seattle Pilots

Sports record brokenNBA Record

Philadelphia center Wilt Chamberlain scores 52 points in 76ers' 133-109 win over Seattle SuperSonics; sets NBA record for 22 free throw misses

NBA Legend Wilt Chamberlain
NBA Legend
Wilt Chamberlain

Birthdays in Sport

  • Reggie Sanders, American baseball outfielder (MLB All Star 1995; World Series 2001), born in Florence, South Carolina