1967 in Sport (Part 2)

Events in Sport

Events 101 - 154 of 154

  • Aug 5 First exhibition after AFL/NFL merger, Denver Broncos (AFL) surprise Detroit Lions (NFL), 13-7 at University of Denver
  • Aug 6 Minnesota Twins pitcher Dean Chance throws a perfect no-hitter vs Boston Red Sox, 2-0 in 5 innings before game is called because of weather
  • Aug 6 Future Baseball Hall of Fame 3rd baseman Brooks Robinson (Baltimore Orioles) hits into MLB record 4th career triple play
  • Aug 12 New Orleans Saints 1st pre-season victory, beat St Louis 23-14
  • Aug 16 Cincinnati Red Jim Maloney retires 19 Pirates, then gets injured & leaves
  • Aug 18 Red Sox Tony Conigliaro is beaned by Angels Jack Hamilton

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Aug 20 Western Open Women's Golf, Pekin CC: Kathy Whitworth wins by 7 strokes from Sandra Haynie

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth
  • Aug 21 Ken Harrelson becomes baseball's 1st free agent
  • Aug 25 Minn Twin Dean Chance 2nd no-hitter of month beats Cleveland, 2-1
  • Aug 27 Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Amarillo Ladies' Golf Open
  • Aug 28 Boston signs 1st free-agent outfielder Ken Harrelson for $75,000 bonus
  • Aug 29 Yanks longest day, Red Sox take 1st game 2-1 in 9, Yanks win 2nd game in 20, 4-3 a total of 8 hours & 19 minutes
  • Sep 1 Cincinnati reliever Bob Lee walks Dick Groat with bases loaded in the 21st inning to give SF Giants a 1-0 win at Crosley Field; 20 scoreless innings tie MLB mark set by Pirates & Braves in 1918
  • Sep 10 Chicago White Sox Joel Horlen no-hits Det Tigers, 6-0
  • Sep 10 Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Pacific Golf Classic
  • Sep 10 87th U.S. Men's National Championship: John Newcombe beats Clark Graebner (6-4, 6-4, 8-6)

Sport awardTennis Open

Sep 10 81st U.S. Women's National Championship: Billie Jean King beats Ann Jones (11-9, 6-4)

Tennis Legend Billie Jean King
Tennis Legend
Billie Jean King
  • Sep 16 Anni Pede runs female world record marathon (3:07:26)
  • Sep 17 New Orleans Saints 1st NFL game, they lose to LA Rams 27-13
  • Sep 17 Shirley Englehorn wins LPGA Shirley Englehorn Golf Invitational
  • Sep 18 Intrepid (US) beats Dame Pattie (Aust) in 21st America's Cup
  • Sep 22 Phillies release pitcher Dallas Green, their future manager
  • Sep 24 Cards Jim Bakken kicks 7 field goals vs Steelers
  • Sep 27 Phillies Jim Bunning ties NL record of 5, 1-0 losses in a year
  • Oct 4 1st World Series since 1948 not to feature NY Yankees, Giants or the Dodgers
  • Oct 11 World Series record 3 consecutive HRs (Carl Yastremski, Reggie Smith, & Rico Petrocelli) by Red Sox
  • Oct 12 St Louis Cards beat Boston Red Sox, 4 games to 3 in 64th World Series as Lou Brock steals a record 7 bases in 1 World Series
  • Oct 18 AL votes to allow Athletics to move from KC to Oakland & expand league to 12 teams in 1971 with KC & Seattle teams
  • Oct 19 Igor Ter-Ovanesyan of USSR, sets then long jump record at 27' 4 3/4"
  • Oct 20 Charlie Finley names Bob Kennedy 1st manager of Oakland A's
  • Oct 22 17th Ryder Cup: US wins 23½-8½ at Champions Golf Club (Houston, Texas, US)
  • Oct 22 Ian Brayshaw (W Aus v Vic, Perth) takes all 10 cricket wkts
  • Oct 22 18th Formula One WDC: Denny Hulme wins by five points
  • Oct 23 NJ Americans (later NY/NJ Nets) play 1st ABA game
  • Oct 29 Danny Abramowicz begins NFL streak of 105 consecutive game receptions
  • Oct 30 Arthur Allyn says White Sox will play 9 games in Milwaukee in 1968
  • Oct 30 Ferdinand Bracke bicycles world record time (48,093 km)
  • Oct 31 SF Giants Mike McCormick wins NL Cy Young Award
  • Nov 5 Clifford Ann Creed wins LPGA Corpus Christi Civitan Golf Open
  • Nov 5 New Orleans Saints 1st NFL victory, beat Philadelphia Eagles 31-24
  • Nov 12 Margie Masters wins LPGA Quality Chekd Golf Classic

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 15 Boston's Carl Yastrzemski wins AL MVP

MLB Outfielder Carl Yastrzemski
MLB Outfielder
Carl Yastrzemski
  • Nov 20 Mets pitcher Tom Seaver (16-12) is named NL Rookie of Year
  • Nov 28 33rd Heisman Trophy Award: Gary Beban, UCLA (QB)

Sports record brokenNBA Record

Dec 1 Wilt Chamberlain set NBA record of 22 free throws misses

NBA Legend Wilt Chamberlain
NBA Legend
Wilt Chamberlain
  • Dec 2 55th CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeats Saskatchewan, 24-1
  • Dec 2 32nd Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 7-3 in Birmingham
  • Dec 3 Derek Clayton runs world record marathon (2:09:36.4)
  • Dec 8 NHL California Seals change name to Oakland Seals
  • Dec 16 Wilt Chamberlain of NBA Philadelphia 76ers scores 68 points vs Chicago
  • Dec 28 56th Davis Cup: Australia beats Spain in Brisbane (4-1)

  • Dec 31 1st NBA game at Great Western Forum, LA Lakers beat Houston 147-118

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 31 Oakland Raiders beat Houston Oilers 40-7 in AFL championship game

NFL Coach and Sportscaster John Madden
NFL Coach and Sportscaster
John Madden
  • Dec 31 "The Ice Bowl", Packers beat Cowboys 21-17 in NFL championship game (-13°F)

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 666

  • Feb 19 Roel Liefden, soccer player (Dordrecht '90, FC Groningen)
  • Feb 20 Broderick Thomas, NFL linebacker (Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Minn, Cowboys)
  • Feb 20 Chris Singleton, NFL linebacker (Miami Dolphins)
  • Feb 20 Kurt Knudsen, American baseball pitcher (Detroit Tigers)
  • Feb 20 Theresa Luke, Canadian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Feb 20 Tom Waddle, NFL player (Chicago Bears/Cincinnati Bengals)
  • Feb 21 Bas Roorda, Dutch soccer player (FC Groningen, NEC) [or Feb 13]
  • Feb 21 Leroy Russel Burrell, long jumper (Olympics 1996), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Feb 21 Patrick Lodewijks, Dutch soccer player (PSV, FC Groningen)
  • Feb 22 Marianne Ihalainen, ice hockey right wing (Finland, Olympics 1998)
  • Feb 22 Steve Broussard, NFL running back (Seattle Seahawks)
  • Feb 23 Gord Murphy, NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers), born in Toronto, Canada
  • Feb 23 Steve Stricker, PGA golfer (1994 Northern Telecom-2nd), born in Edgerton, Wisconsin
  • Feb 25 Jenny Byrne, tennis star (1984 Futures-Wyong-AUS), born in Perth, Australia
  • Feb 25 Rich Rowland, American baseball catcher (Detroit Tigers)
  • Feb 26 David Howard, infielder (KC Royals), born in Sarasota, Florida
  • Feb 26 Roman Fortin, NFL center (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Feb 26 Scott Service, American baseball pitcher (Cincinnati Reds)
  • Feb 27 Dallas Eakins, Dade City, NHL defenseman (Winnipeg Jets)
  • Feb 27 Frantisek Kaberle, Brno CZE, hockey forward (Team Czech Rep)
  • Feb 27 Robert Kron, Brno Cze, NHL right wing (Hartford Whalers)
  • Feb 28 Antone Davis, NFL tackle (Atlanta Falcons, Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Feb 28 Jeff[rey] Pfaendtner, rower (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Feb 28 Colin Cooper, English footballer
  • Mar 1 Aron Winter, Surnamese/Dutch soccer star (Ajax, Lazio)
  • Mar 1 Yelena Afanasyeva, Russian athlete
  • Mar 2 Allan Boyko, CFL slot back (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • Mar 2 Bruce Boyko, CFL fullback (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • Mar 2 Leo Gomez, Canovanas Puerto Rico, infielder (Chicago Cubs)
  • Mar 3 Alexander Volkov, Russian tennis star
  • Mar 3 Calvin Williams, NFL wide receiver (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Mar 4 Daryll Cullinan, South African cricketer (batsman Warne's bunny)
  • Mar 4 Juli Furtado, American mountain cyclist (world champ-1991, 92), born in NYC, New York
  • Mar 4 Kubilay Türkyılmaz, former Turkish-Swiss footballer
  • Mar 5 Nicole Boegman, Australian long jumper (Olympics 1988, 92, 96)
  • Mar 7 Zheng Haixia, WNBA center (LA Sparks)
  • Mar 8 Brent Fedyk, Yorkton, NHL left wing (Dallas Stars)
  • Mar 8 Dale Joseph, CFL defensive back (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Mar 8 Joel Johnston, American baseball player
  • Mar 9 Curt Schreiner, American biathelete (Olympics 1994), born in Albany, New York
  • Mar 9 Eric Flaim, American short track skater (Olympics silver 1988, 94), born in Pembroke, Massachusetts
  • Mar 9 Michael Kiselak, American football player, CFL corner (Toronto Argonauts), born in North Tarrytown, New York
  • Mar 11 Andrew Zesers, cricketer (played for Australia in 1987 World Cup)
  • Mar 11 Bill Houlder, Thunder Bay, NHL defenseman (Tampa Bay Lightning)
  • Mar 12 Irvin Smith, CFL cornerback (Montreal Alouettes)
  • Mar 12 Rowelle Blenman, WLAF cornerback/safety (London Monarchs)
  • Mar 12 Julio Dely Valdes, Panamanian footballer
  • Mar 13 Colleen Rosensteel, American heavyweight judoka (Olympics 1996), born in Greensburg, Pennsylvania
  • Mar 13 Satu Huotari, Finnish ice hockey defenseman (Finland, Olympics 1998), born in Oulu, Finland
  • Mar 13 Andrés Escobar, Colombian soccer defender (murdered in World Cup aftermath), born in Medellín, Colombia (d. 1994)
  • Mar 14 Vijay Yadav, cricketer (Indian wicket-keeper between More & Mongia)
  • Mar 15 Kirk Scrafford, NFL tackle (SF 49ers)
  • Mar 16 Dan Owens, NFL defensive tackle (Atlanta Falcons, Detroit Lions)
  • Mar 16 John Mangum, NFL safety (Chicago Bears)
  • Mar 17 Chris Luongo, NHL defenseman (NY Islanders), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Mar 17 Kim Cathrein, LPGA golfer (1994 Rochester Intl-24th), born in Salinas, California
  • Mar 17 Melissa Allen, Port OR, WPVA volleyballer (Reebok National-13th-1994)
  • Mar 18 Andre Rison, NFL wide receiver (Cleveland Browns, KC Chiefs)
  • Mar 18 Derrick Graham, NFL tackle (Green Bay Packers, Carolina Panthers, Seattle Seahawks)
  • Mar 19 Vladimir Konstantinov, Russian ice hockey player
  • Mar 20 Mookie Blaylock, NBA guard (Atlanta Hawks)
  • Mar 20 Randy Gullatt, horse trainer
  • Mar 20 Nikolay Bukhalov, Bulgarian canoeist (2 x Olympic gold 1992), born in Plovdiv, Bulgaria
  • Mar 21 Elaina Oden, Orange CA, volleyball middle blocker (Olympic bronze 1992, 96)
  • Mar 21 Troy Westwood, CFL kicker (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • Mar 22 Mario Cipollini, Italian cyclist
  • Mar 24 Kathy Rinaldi-Stunkel, Fla, tennis player (Virginia Slims of Ark 1987)
  • Mar 24 Richard Gillam, pairs skater (& Erin Moorad), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Mar 25 Debi Thomas, American figure skater (Olympic bronze 1988)
  • Mar 25 Takayuki Miura, hockey defenseman (Team Japan 1998)
  • Mar 26 Mark Carroll, Australian rugby league footballer
  • Mar 27 Jaime Navarro, Puerto Rican baseball pitcher (Chicago Cubs), born in Bayamón, Puerto Rico
  • Mar 27 Tom Hammonds, American NBA forward (Minn Timberwolves, Denver Nuggets), born in Fort Walton Beach, Florida
  • Mar 28 David Lang, American NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys), born in Loma Linda, California
  • Mar 28 Ed[ward] Grose, Juneau Alaska, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Mar 28 Shawn Boskie, American baseball pitcher (California Angels), born in Hawthorne, Nevada
  • Mar 29 Brian Jordan, outfielder (St Louis Cardinals), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Mar 29 Jerry Olsavsky, NFL linebacker (Pittsburgh Steelers), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • Mar 30 Julie Richardson, tennis star (1992 Futures-Canberra), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Mar 31 Glenn Montgomery, NFL defensive tackle (Seattle Seahawks, Oilers)
  • Mar 31 Nanci Bowen, Tifton GA, LPGA golfer (1995 Nabisco Dinah Shore)
  • Apr 3 Brent Gilchrist, Canadian hockey player, NHL center (Dallas Stars), born in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Apr 3 Pervis Ellison, American basketball player, NBA forward and center (Boston Celtics), born in Savannah, Georgia
  • Apr 4 Juliana "Juli" Furtado, American cyclist (Olympics 10th 1996), born in NYC, New York
  • Apr 6 Derrick Fenner, NFL running back (Oakland Raiders)
  • Apr 7 Steve Wisniewski, NFL guard (Oakland Raiders)
  • Apr 8 Kenneth Charlie Griffith Benjamin, cricketer (WI like his namesake)
  • Apr 9 Graeme Lloyd, Australia, pitcher (NY Yankees, Milwaukee Brewers)
  • Apr 10 Donald Dufresne, Canadian ice hockey defenseman (Edmonton Oilers), born in Quebec City, Quebec
  • Apr 10 Kay Whitmore Jr., Canadian ice hockey goaltender (NY Rangers), born in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
  • Apr 11 Lachlan Dreher, Australian field hockey goal keeper (Olympic silver 1992, 96), born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Apr 11 Mark Seay, American football wide receiver (San Diego Chargers, Philadelphia Eagles), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 11 Wendel Suckow, American luger (Olympics 1994), born in Marquette, Michigan
  • Apr 12 Bobby Abrams, American football outside linebacker (NE Patriots), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Apr 12 Donna Andrews, LPGA golfer (1994 Nabisco Dinah Shore), born in Lynchburg, Virginia
  • Apr 12 Kirk Everist, American water polo driver (Olympics 1996), born in Houston, Texas
  • Apr 13 Dana Barros, NBA guard (Boston Celtics)
  • Apr 14 Jeff Finley, Edmonton, NHL defenseman (Winnipeg Jets)
  • Apr 14 Steve Chiasson, Barrie, NHL defenseman (Calgary Flames)
  • Apr 14 Nicola Berti, Italian International footballer

Weddings in Sport

Deaths in Sport