December 2, 1978 in Sport

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • 43rd Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 34-16 in Birmingham
  • The Sporting News announces Baltimore Orioles shortstop Mark Belanger winner of his 8th (and final) MLB Gold Glove Award

Birthdays in Sport

  • David Rivas, Spanish Footballer plays for Real Betis
  • Jarron Collins, American basketball player for Utah Jazz
  • Jason Collins, American NBA player (New Jersey Nets), 1st NBA to come out as gay, born in Northridge, California
  • Peter Moylan, Australian Major League Baseball Pitcher for the Atlanta Braves