On This Day

December 5, 1968 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Future Hockey Hall of Fame center Phil Esposito of the Boston Bruins scores 2 goals in his goaltender brother Tony's (also HOF) NHL debut for the Montreal Canadiens; 2-2 tie

NHL Star Phil Esposito
NHL Star
Phil Esposito

Birthdays in Sport

  • Rhett Hall, American NFL defensive tackle (Philadelphia Eagles), born in Morgan Hill, California