January 31, 1971 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • Dave Bancroft & George Weiss elected to baseball Hall of Fame
  • Special Veterans Committee adds 6 former players and 1 executive to the Baseball Hall of Fame: Dave Bancroft, Jake Beckley, Chick Hafey, Harry Hooper, Joe Kelley, Rube Marquard and George Weiss

Birthdays in Sport

  • Corey Holliday, NFL wide receiver (Pittsburgh Steelers)
  • Dimitris Markos, Greek footballer