August 22, 1980 in Sport

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport

  • Bill Veeck agrees to sell Chicago White Sox to Eddie DeBartolo Sr for $20,000,000, AL owners block the sale

Birthdays in Sport

  • Nicolas Macrozonaris, French-Canadian track-and-field athlete, born in Laval, Canada
  • Roland Benschneider, German footballer, born in Neuruppin, Germany