On This Day

December 6, 1971 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Ainsley Robinson, Oshawa Ontario, 62 kg Greco Roman wrestler (Olympics 1996)
  • José Contreras, Cuban baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star 2006; World Series 2005; Olympic gold 1996; Chicago WS), born in Las Martinas, Pinar del Río, Cuba
  • Richard Krajicek, Dutch tennis player (Wimbledon 1996), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Rika Hiraki, Japanese tennis star (1992 Japan doubles), born in Beirut, Lebanon
  • Thomas Bailey, American NFL wide receiver (Cin Bengals), born in Dallas, Texas