On This Day

November 23, 1971 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

  • Danny Murtaugh, manager of MLB world champions Pittsburgh Pirates, announces his retirement

Birthdays in Sport

  • Ashraf Amaya, NBA forward (Vancouver Grizzlies), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jim Pyne, NFL guard/corner (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Milford, Massachusetts
  • Vin Baker, NBA forward (Seattle Supersonics, Milwaukee Bucks), born in Lake Wales, Florida

Deaths in Sport

  • Lisle Nagel, Australian cricket opening bowler (1932), dies