On This Day

August 23, 1980 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • Charles O. Finley sells Oakland A's MLB franchise for $12.7m to Walter Haas Jr. (owner & CEO of Levi Strauss)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Denny Bautista, Dominican baseball player, born in Sánchez, Dominican Republic
  • Rex Grossman, American football player, born in Bloomington, Indiana
1980 in Sport