Historical Events on January 17, 1970

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 357 baseball players are available in the free-agent draft
  • AFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 26-3
  • John M Burgess installed as bishop of Protestant Episcopals (Mass)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sporting News names Willie Mays as Player of the Decade for the 1960s

MLB Legend Willie Mays
MLB Legend
Willie Mays