On This Day

November 19, 1971 in Sport

Day of the Week: Friday

Birthdays in Sport

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

Deaths in Sport

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