On This Day

November 4, 1953 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Sport

  • New baseball balk rule gives the batter option of accepting the outcome of the pitch or the balk

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jacques Villeneuve (elder), Canadian auto racer (North American Formula Atlantic Champion 1980–81; Can-Am Champion 1983), born in Berthierville, Quebec