September 5, 1971 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • Astros pitcher J R Richard debut, strikes out 15 Giants in a 5-3 win
  • NY Mets Don Hahn hits 1st inside the park homer at Phillies Vet

Birthdays in Sport

  • Adam Hollioake, England cricketer, born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Carlester Crumpler, American NFL tight end (Seattle Seahawks), born in Greenville, North Carolina
  • Kim Maher, American softball infielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Saigon, Vietnam