On This Day

February 1, 1970 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • Former MLB Commissioner Ford Frick as well as ex-players Earle Combs and Jesse Haines are elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame

Sports record brokenNHL Record

Rangers' goalie Terry Sawchuk records his 447th (and final) victory, and 103rd career shutout when New York beats the Pittsburgh Penguins, 6-0; both are NHL records at the time

NHL Legend Terry Sawchuk
NHL Legend
Terry Sawchuk

Birthdays in Sport

  • Yasuyuki Kazama, Japanese auto racer (D1 GP 2005), born in Nagano, Japan