On This Day

February 9, 1971 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

  • Satchel Paige becomes 1st negro-league player elected to baseball hall of fame

Birthdays in Sport

  • Gonzalo Floyd, CFL defensive end (Hamilton Tiger Cats)
  • Jason Mathews, NFL tackle (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Jim Miller, NFL quarterback (Pittsburgh Steelers, Atl Falcons, Jaguars)
  • Johan Mjällby, Swedish footballer
  • Ken Felder, American baseball outfielder (Milwaukee Brewers)
  • Pat O'Neill, NFL punter/place kicker (NE Patriots)