August 25, 1968 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Arthur Ashe becomes 1st African American to win the US singles championship

Tennis Player Arthur Ashe
Tennis Player
Arthur Ashe

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Ladies World Series of Golf

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth
  • NY Yankee outfield Rocky Colavito pitches second 2/3 innings and beats Tigers 6-5; he played right field in second game and homered

Birthdays in Sport

  • Dave Thomas, NFL cornerback (Jacksonville Jaguars)

Deaths in Sport

  • Stan McCabe, Australian cricketer (39 Tests for Australia 1930-38), dies at 58