On This Day

November 5, 1968 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

  • 1st AL pitcher to win MVP, Denny McLain (wins unanimously)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Bob Dahl, American NFL guard (Washington Redskins, Cleveland Browns), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Cary Blanchard, American NFL kicker (Indianapolis Colts), born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 2016)
  • Malcolm Frank, CFL cornerback (Edmonton Eskimos)