On This Day

June 8, 1961 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Milwaukee sets record of 4 consecutive HRs (Eddie Mathews, Hank Aaron, Joe Adcock & Frank Thomas)

Baseball Player Hank Aaron
Baseball Player
Hank Aaron
  • Test Cricket debut of William Morris Lawry, v England at Edgbaston, 57

Birthdays in Sport

  • Kevin Gross, American baseball pitcher (Texas Rangers), born in Downey, California