On This Day

March 6, 1971 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • Test Cricket debut of Indian cricket great Sunil Gavaskar versus West Indies at Port-of-Spain; 125 Tests, 10,122 runs @ 51.12; 34 Test centuries

Birthdays in Sport

  • Darrick Martin, NBA guard (LA Clippers, Minnesota Timberwolves)
  • Roger Salkeld, pitcher (Cincinnati Reds), born in Burbank, California