On This Day

September 29, 1967 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport

  • American boxer Emile Griffith regains his world middleweight crown on points in a brawling re-match with Italian Nino Benvenuti at Shea Stadium, NY; second of famous trilogy of fights

Birthdays in Sport

  • Dave Silvestri, American MLB player (Olympic gold 1988; NY Yankees, Montreal Expos), born in St Louis, Missouri