On This Day

October 17, 1971 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • Pittsburgh Pirates beat Baltimore Orioles, 4 games to 3 in 68th World Series

Birthdays in Sport

  • Byron Chamberlain, American football tight end (Denver Broncos, Minnesota Vikings), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Ernest Dixon, NFL linebacker (New Orleans Saints)
  • Henry McMillian, NFL defensive tackle (Seattle Seahawks)