July 17, 1961 in Sport

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Roger Maris loses a HR (of his 61) due to a rain-out in 5th

American Baseball Player Roger Maris
American Baseball Player
Roger Maris

Deaths in Sport


Person of interestTy Cobb

Ty Cobb, American baseball great (Detroit Tigers) who set 90 MLB records during his career, dies of cancer at 74

MLB Legend Ty Cobb
MLB Legend
Ty Cobb