On This Day

June 28, 1971 in Sport

Day of the Week: Monday

Article: Scrabble Creator Stuck for Words

Events in Sport

  • Phillies' Rick Wise hits 2 HRs and no-hits Reds

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US Supreme Court (8-0) overturns draft evasion conviction of Muhammad Ali

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Muhammad Ali

Birthdays in Sport

  • Bobby Hurley, NBA guard (Sacramento Kings), born in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Gary Downs, NFL running back (Denver Broncos), born in New Bern, North Carolina
  • Greg Keagle, American MLB right-handed pitcher (Detroit Tigers), born in Corning, New York
  • Jeff Cothran, NFL fullback (Cin Bengals), born in Middletown, Ohio
  • Kenny Cunningham, Irish footballer, born in Limón, Costa Rica
  • Ron Mahay, American baseball player, born in Crestwood, Illinois