October 17, 1971 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • Judy Rankin wins LPGA Quality-First Golf Classic
  • Pittsburgh Pirates beat Balt Orioles, 4 games to 3 in 68th World Series

Birthdays in Sport

  • Byron Chamberlain, NFL/WLAF tight end Denver Broncos, Rhein Fire)
  • Ernest Dixon, NFL linebacker (New Orleans Saints)
  • Henry McMillian, NFL defensive tackle (Seattle Seahawks)