On This Day

April 13, 1970 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • 34th US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Billy Casper defeats Gene Littler, 69 to 74 in a Monday 18-hole playoff to win his 3rd major title; last 18-hole playoff at the Masters

Birthdays in Sport

  • Eddie Robinson, American NFL linebacker (Houston Oilers, Jacksonville Jaguars), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Gerry Creaney, Scottish footballer, born in Coatbridge, Scotland
  • Monty Brown, American professional wrestler and NFL linebacker (Buffalo Bills), born in Saginaw, Michigan