On This Day

September 9, 1960 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport

  • Denver Broncos beat Boston Patriots, 13-10 in the American Football League's first game before 21,597 fans at Nickerson Field in Boston
  • Pakistan ends India's run of 6 consecutive Olympic field hockey gold medals with a 1-0 win over their sub-continent rivals at the Rome Games

Birthdays in Sport

  • Bob Stoops, American football coach (University of Oklahoma), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • Christopher Sherratt White, New Zealand rower (Olympics 1996), born in Hamilton, New Zealand
1960 in Sport