Events in Sport in August 1967

  • Aug 2 New Orleans Saints 1st pre-season game, they lose to LA Rams 16-77
  • Aug 4 34th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Green Bay 27, All-Stars 0 (70,934)
  • Aug 5 1st time an AFL team beats an NFL team, Broncos beats Detroit 13-7

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Aug 6 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Lady Carling Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth
  • Aug 6 Minn Twin Dean Chance perfect games Boston Red Sox, 2-0 in 5 innings
  • Aug 12 New Orleans Saints 1st pre-season victory, beat St Louis 23-14
  • Aug 16 Cincinnati Red Jim Maloney retires 19 Pirates, then gets injured & leaves
  • Aug 18 Red Sox Tony Conigliaro is beaned by Angels Jack Hamilton
  • Aug 20 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Women's Western Golf Open
  • Aug 21 Ken Harrelson becomes baseball's 1st free agent
  • Aug 25 Minn Twin Dean Chance 2nd no-hitter of month beats Cleveland, 2-1
  • Aug 27 Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Amarillo Ladies' Golf Open
  • Aug 28 Boston signs 1st free-agent outfielder Ken Harrelson for $75,000 bonus
  • Aug 29 Yanks longest day, Red Sox take 1st game 2-1 in 9, Yanks win 2nd game in 20, 4-3 a total of 8 hours & 19 minutes