On This Day

March 5, 1971 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Brian Hunter, American baseball outfielder (AL stolen base leader 1997, 99; Detroit Tigers), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Chad Fonville, infielder (LA Dodgers), born in Jacksonville, North Carolina
  • Filip Meirhaeghe, Belgian mountainbiker
  • Jose Mercedes, El Seybo Dom Rep, pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers)