On This Day

April 14, 1964 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

Event of interestEvent of Interest

LA Dodgers' future Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Sandy Koufax throws his 9th complete game without allowing a walk in 4-0 Opening Day win over St. Louis Cardinals

Baseball Pitcher Sandy Koufax
Baseball Pitcher
Sandy Koufax

Birthdays in Sport

  • Allen James, 50K walker (Olympics 24th-92, 96), born in Sacramento, California
  • Greg Battle, CFL linebacker (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • Jim Grabb, American professional tennis player, 1986-97 (Grand Slam wins: French Open Doubles, 1989; US Open Doubles, 1992), born in Tucson, Arizona

Deaths in Sport

  • Herb McGirr, New Zealand cricketer (2 Tests for NZ, 51 runs), dies at 72
1964 in Sport