On This Day

April 26, 1961 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Sport

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Roger Maris hits 1st of 61 homers in 1961

Baseball Player Roger Maris
Baseball Player
Roger Maris

Birthdays in Sport

  • Al Lawrence, Jamaican 4X100m relayer (Olympic silver 1984), born in Jamaica
  • Nancy Scranton, American golfer (du Maurier Classic 1991), born in Centralia, Illinois
1961 in Sport