On This Day

December 9, 1938 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport

  • 1939 NFL Draft: Ki Aldrich from TCU first pick by Chicago Cardinals

Birthdays in Sport

  • Deacon Jones, American Pro Football Hall of Fame defensive end (8 × Pro Bowl; 5 × First-team All-Pro; LA Rams, SD Chargers), born in Eatonville, Florida (d. 2013)