August 8, 1988 in Sport

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

Event of interestEvent of Interest

9th U.S. Senior Golf Open: Gary Player

Golfer Gary Player
Gary Player
  • Cubs & Phillies attempt to play 1st night game ever at Wrigley Field but are rained out in 4th inning with Chicago leading, 3-1
  • Minnesota Twins pull 2nd triple-play of year & beat Cleve 6-2

Birthdays in Sport

  • Danilo Gallinari, Italian basketball player

Deaths in Sport

  • Alan Ameche, American College Football Hall of Fame fullback (Baltimore Colts), dies of a heart attack at 55