June 17, 1970 in Sport

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Arnold Ale, WLAF linebacker (Scottish Claymores)
  • Jason Hanson, NFL kicker (Detroit Lions)
  • Ron "Popeye" Jones, American NBA forward (Dallas Mavericks, Toronto Raptors), born in Dresden, Tennessee
  • Stephane Fiset, NHL goalie (Colorado Avalanche), born in Montreal, Quebec

Deaths in Sport

  • Matthew Henderson, New Zealand cricketer (one Test for NZ 1930), dies at 74