On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 2001

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Despite suffering from lung cancer and Parkinson's disease, Jack Buck stirs emotions by reading a patriotic-themed poem during the pregame ceremonies on baseball's first night back after the September 11th terrorist attacks

Sportscaster Jack Buck
Jack Buck
  • Major trading markets in the United States, including the New York Stock Exchange and the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), reopen for the first time since September 11

Famous Deaths

  • Lou Dog, Sublime mascot.