On This Day

April 20, 1967 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

Event of interestEvent of Interest

NY Met pitcher Tom Seaver wins his 1st game, helps beat Cubs, 6-1

Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher Tom Seaver
Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher
Tom Seaver

Birthdays in Sport

  • Alan McLoughlin, Irish soccer midfielder (42 caps Rep of Ireland; Swindon Town, Portsmouth), born in Manchester, England (d. 2021)
  • Raymond van Barneveld, Dutch darts player (PDC World C'ship 2007; BDO World C'ship 1998, 99, 2003, 05; Premier League 2014), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • Townsend Saunders, American freestyle wrestler (Olympic silver 1992, 96), born in White Sands, New Mexico
1967 in Sport