On This Day

May 4, 1968 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • 1st ABA championship: Pitts Pipers beat NO Buccaneers, 4 games to 3
  • 94th Kentucky Derby: Ismael Valenzuela aboard Forward Pass wins

Birthdays in Sport

  • Eddie Pérez, Venezuelan-American baseball catcher (Atlanta Braves), born in Ciudad Ojeda, Venezuela
  • Kevin Todd, Canadian ice hockey NHL center (LA Kings), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
1968 in Sport