On This Day

April 15, 1968 in Sport

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • 72nd Boston Marathon: Amby Burfoot wins in 2:22:17; Bobbi Gibb 1st woman for 3rd straight year in 3:30:00 (unsanctioned)
  • Houston Astros beat NY Mets, 1-0, in 24 innings

Birthdays in Sport

  • Billy Brewer, American baseball pitcher (NY Yankees), born in Fort Worth, Texas