On This Day

October 17, 1969 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Alfred Pupunu, NFL tight end (San Diego Chargers)

Person of interestErnie Els

Ernie Els, South African golfer (US Open 1994, 97; British Open 2002, 12), born in Johannesburg, South Africa

Golfer Ernie Els
Ernie Els
  • Joe Courtney, NBA forward (Cleveland Cavaliers)