On This Day

April 30, 1961 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

Golf Tournament

LPGA Titleholders Championship Women's Golf, Augusta CC: Mickey Wright wins her 5th major title by 1 stroke from Patty Berg & Louise Suggs

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright
Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA Louise Suggs
Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA
Louise Suggs

Baseball Record

SF outfielder Willie Mays becomes just the 9th player in MLB history to hit 4 homers in one game in the Giants 14-4 win against the Braves in Milwaukee

MLB Legend Willie Mays
MLB Legend
Willie Mays

Birthdays in Sport

Isiah Thomas

Isiah Thomas, American NBA point guard (Detroit Pistons; 1990 NBA playoff MVP), born in Chicago, Illinois

NBA Point Guard and Coach Isiah Thomas
NBA Point Guard and Coach
Isiah Thomas
1961 in Sport