On This Day

December 9, 1971 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Chris Boniol, NFL kicker (Dallas Cowboys, Philadelphia Eagles), born in Alexandria, Louisiana
  • Clifton Abraham, American NFL cornerback (Carolina Panthers, Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Dallas, Texas
  • Petr Nedved, Czech NHL center (Team Czech, Pitts Penguins), born in Liberec, Czechia
  • Todd Van Poppel, American baseball pitcher (Oakland A's), born in Hinsdale, Illinois