On This Day

June 21, 1971 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • Indians Ken Harrelson retires from baseball to play pro golf

Sport awardUS Golf Open

US Open Men's Golf, Merion GC: Lee Trevino wins his 2nd Open by 3 strokes in a Monday 18-hole playoff with Jack Nicklaus

Birthdays in Sport

  • Nicole Stevenson, Australian backstroker (Olympic bronze 1992, 96), born in Melbourne, Victoria
  • Tyrone Drakeford, NFL cornerback (SF 49ers)
1971 in Sport