On This Day

April 16, 1959 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

  • NY Yankees unveil their 1st message scoreboard
  • Phils' Dave Philley gets a major league record 9th straight pinch hit

Birthdays in Sport

  • Anne Kursinski, American equestrian show jumper (Olympic silver 1996), born in Pasadena, California