January 16, 1970 in Sport

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport

  • Curt Flood files a civil lawsuit challenging baseball's reserve clause
  • NFL realigns into 3 divisions (down from 4)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Don MacLean, NBA forward (NJ Nets, Denver Nuggets)
  • Ron Villone, pitcher (San Diego Padres), born in Englewood, New Jersey