On This Day

April 10, 1971 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • Philadelphia Phillies open their new home, Veterans Stadium with a 4-1 win over the Montreal Expos; 55,352, largest ever crowd to watch a MLB game in Pennsylvania

Birthdays in Sport

  • Karl Williams, American football wide receiver (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), born in Albion, Michigan
  • Mihai Bagiu, American gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Timisoara Romania