On This Day

April 8, 1963 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • Tigers claim young pitcher Denny McLain from the White Sox for $25,000

Birthdays in Sport

  • Alec Stewart, cricketer (son of Micky/opening bat Occasional WK)
  • Terry Porter, American basketball point guard and coach (Portland Trail Blazers; Minnesota Timberwolves; NBA All Star 1991, 93), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Deaths in Sport

  • Len Tuckett, cricketer (no runs no wkts in 1 Test for S A), dies