On This Day

April 7, 1969 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • Dodgers' Bill Singer is credited with 1st official save, against Reds

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ted Williams begins managing Washington Senators, they lose to Yanks 8-4

Baseball Player Ted Williams
Baseball Player
Ted Williams

Birthdays in Sport

  • Clark Sheehan, cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Denver, Colorado
  • Jeremy Lincoln, NFL cornerback (Chicago Bears, Seattle Seahawks)
  • Peggy Clasen, speed skater (Olympics 1994), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Ricky Bones, pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers, NY Yanks), born in Salinas, Puerto Rico
  • Ricky Watters, NFL running back (Philadelphia Eagles)
1969 in Sport