On This Day

October 21, 1928 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Ardico Magnini, Italian soccer defender (20 caps; Fiorentina 225 games), born in Pistoia, Italy (d. 2020)
  • Vern Mikkelsen, Parlier, CA, basketball player (Lakers, HOF), (d. 2013)

Person of interestWhitey Ford

Whitey Ford, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (10 x MLB All Star; World Series 1950, 53, 56, 58, 61 [MVP], 62; AL Cy Young Award 1961; NY Yankees), born in NYC, NY (d. 2020)

MLB Pitcher Whitey Ford
MLB Pitcher
Whitey Ford

1928 in Sport