On This Day

What Happened on August 4, 1973

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • NY Yankees pitcher Lindy McDaniel puts in one of the best relief stints in MLB history, entering in 2nd inning, allows only 1 run in 13 innings in 3-2 win v Detroit Tigers

Famous Birthdays

  • Alex Molden, cornerback (New Orleans Saints)
  • Eddie Cade, NFL full safety (NE Patriots)
  • Peter Tsekenis, Australian soccer midfielder (Olyroos, Olympics 1996)
  • Xavier Marchand, French swimmer

Famous Deaths

  • Eddie Condon, jazz guitarist (Eddie Condon's Floor Show), dies at 68