February 17, 1959 in Sport

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Ambrose "Rowdy" Gaines, American 100m swimmer (3 Olympic golds 1984) and television commentator, born in Winter Haven, Florida
  • Daniel Ray "Danny" Ainge, basketball & football star

Deaths in Sport

  • Tim Mara, American founder and administrator (NFL NY Giants), dies at 59