On This Day

November 19, 1971 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Adrian Griffith, Barbadian cricketer (West Indian Test opening batsman), born in Saint James, Barbados
  • Andy Sheets, American MLB infielder (Seattle Mariners), born in Baton Rouge, Louisana
  • Dimitri Yushkevich, Russian NHL defenseman (Toronto Maple Leaf), born in Yaroslavl, Russia
  • Jeremy McGrath, American motorcycle racer
  • Michelle Andrews, Australian field hockey striker (Olympics 1996), born in Newcastle, Australia

Deaths in Sport

  • Bill Stern, American sportscaster (first televised college football game), dies of a heart attack at 64
1971 in Sport