On This Day

March 3, 1968 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

Sports History

In a blockbuster trade, Toronto Maple Leafs send future Hockey Hall of Fame left wing Frank Mahovlich to the rival Detroit Red Wings

Sports History

Jean Béliveau (Montreal) becomes 2nd NHLer to score 1,000 pts


Birthdays in Sport

  • Brian Leetch, NHL defenseman (Team USA, NY Rangers), born in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • Diann Roffe-Steinrotter, alpine skier (Olympic gold/silver-92), born in Warsaw, New York
  • Scott Radinsky, Simi Valley CA, pitcher (LA Dodgers)
1968 in Sport