On This Day

August 13, 1988 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • Boston Red Sox win AL record 24 straight home games
  • US beats Jamaica 5-1 in 2nd round of 1990 world soccer cup

Deaths in Sport

  • Edward Bennett Williams, American lawyer, team owner (Washington Redskins, Baltimore Orioles), dies of colon cancer at 68