On This Day

October 16, 1961 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Billy Taylor, American MLB baseball pitcher, 1994-2001 (Oakland A's, and 3 other teams), born in Monticello, Florida
  • Chris Doleman, American Pro Football Hall of Fame defensive end (8 × Pro Bowl; 3 × First-team All-Pro; Minnesota Vikings), born in Indianapolis, Indiana (d. 2020)
  • Wilfried Brookhuis, soccer player (NEC)
1961 in Sport