On This Day

September 14, 1968 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Detroit Tigers' Denny McLain's 30th victory of season

Baseball Pitcher Denny McLain
Baseball Pitcher
Denny McLain

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Jimmy Ellis beats Floyd Patterson in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

Boxing Champion Floyd Patterson
Boxing Champion
Floyd Patterson

Birthdays in Sport

  • Ginger Helgeson-Nielson, American tennis star, born in St. Cloud, Minnesota
  • Pete Chilcutt, American NBA forward (Vancouver Grizzlies), born in Sumter, South Carolina
1968 in Sport