December 4, 1961 in Sport

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • 1962 NFL Draft: Ernie Davis from University of Syracuse first pick by Washington Redskins

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Floyd Patterson KOs Tom McNeeley in 4 for heavyweight boxing title

Boxer and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion Floyd Patterson
Boxer and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion
Floyd Patterson
  • Smallest NY Knick, 49th St Madison Square Garden crowd-1,300 (snowstorm)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Frank Reich, Freeport, New York, American NFL quarterback (Buffalo Bills, Detroit Lions)