October 2, 1968 in Sport

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Sport

  • Bob Gibson sets a World Series record of 17 strikeouts

Birthdays in Sport

  • Glen Wesley, Red Deer, NHL defenseman (Hartford Whalers)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jana Novotná, Czech tennis star (Wimbledon 1998), born in Brno, Czechoslovakia (d. 2017)

Tennis Player Wimbledon Champion Jana Novotna
Tennis Player Wimbledon Champion
Jana Novotna
  • Mark James Crear, 110m hurdler (Olympics-silver-96), born in San Francisco, California