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June 6, 1971 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport


Sport awardFrench Open Men's Tennis

French Open Men's Tennis: Defending champion Jan Kodeš of Czechoslovakia beats Ilie Năstase of Romania 8-6, 6-2, 2-6, 7-5

Tennis Champion Ilie Năstase
Tennis Champion
Ilie Năstase

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Willie Mays hits record 22nd & last extra inning HR

MLB Legend Willie Mays
MLB Legend
Willie Mays