June 6, 1971 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport


Sport awardTennis Open

70th Men's French Open: Jan Kodes beats Ilie Năstase (8-6, 6-2, 2-6, 7-5)

Tennis Champion Ilie Năstase
Tennis Champion
Ilie Năstase
  • 70th Women's French Open: Evonne Goolagong beats Helen Gourlay (6-3, 7-5)

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Lady Carling Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Willie Mays hits record 22nd & last extra inning HR

MLB Legend Willie Mays
MLB Legend
Willie Mays

Birthdays in Sport

  • Mike Craig, St Mary's, NHL right wing (Toronto Maple Leafs)