April 1, 1970 in Sport

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Sport

  • Bud Selig becomes CEO of Milwaukee Brewers
  • Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club, headed by Bud Selig, purchases Seattle Pilots for $10,800,000

Birthdays in Sport

  • Mark Wheeler, NFL defensive tackle (Tampa Bay Bucs, NE Patriots)
  • Wes Barnett, 238lb (108kg) weightlifter (Olympic 6th-92, 96), born in St Joseph, Missouri
  • Wyatt Jones, kayak (alt-Olympics 1996), born in Honolulu, Hawaii