On This Day

August 14, 1987 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Oakland's Mark McGwire sets rookie HR record at 39, en route to 49

MLB First Baseman Mark McGwire
MLB First Baseman
Mark McGwire

Birthdays in Sport

  • Tim Tebow, American NFL quarterback (Heisman Trophy 2007, BCS National C'ship 2006, 08; U of Florida; Denver Broncos), born in Makati, Philippines