August 2, 1968 in Sport

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport

  • 35th Chicago College All-Star Game: Green Bay 34, All-Stars 17, 69,917 at Soldier Field
  • Ron Hansen (Washington) & Tim Cullen (Chicago WS) become the first MLB players to be traded for each other twice in the same season, they had been traded in February in opposite directions

Birthdays in Sport

  • Sean Groom, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Northford, Connecticut
  • Stefan Effenberg, German footballer