On This Day

November 27, 1971 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • 36th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 31-7 in Birmingham

Birthdays in Sport

  • Larry Allen, American NFL guard/tackle (Dallas Cowboys), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Nick Van Exel, American NBA guard (LA Lakers), born in Kenosha, Winconsin

Weddings in Sport

Willie Mays

MLB center fielder Willie Mays (40) weds Mae Louise Allen in Mexico City

Deaths in Sport

  • Joe Guyon, American NFL halfback (Canton, Cleveland, Oorang, Rock I, etc), dies at 79
1971 in Sport