On This Day

May 28, 1968 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

  • MLB: AL announces it is splitting into 2 divisions
  • MLB: NL grants San Diego Padres a franchise

Birthdays in Sport

  • Sandra Bacher, half-heavyweight judoka (Olympics, 1992, 1996), born in Long Island, New York
  • Tomas P Pukstys, javelin thrower (Olympics 8th 1996), born in Chicago, Illinois

Deaths in Sport

  • Corbett Davis, American NFL football fullback, 1938-42 ( Cleveland Rams), dies of a ruptured spleen in a boating accident at 53
1968 in Sport