On This Day

April 8, 1969 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

  • Expansion teams Royals, Expos, Padres & Pilots win their 1st games
  • First Major League Baseball game featuring a Canadian team; Montréal Expos beats NY Mets, 11-10 at Shea Stadium; KC Royals, SD Padres and Seattle Pilots also win on debut

Birthdays in Sport

  • Steve Jackson, American NFL cornerback (Houston/Tennessee Oilers), born in Houston, Texas
1969 in Sport