On This Day

Year 1973 in Sports History

Events in Sport

  • Mar 20 Pittsburgh Pirates right fielder Roberto Clemente elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame, 11 weeks after his death in a plane crash
  • Jun 9 105th Belmont: Ron Turcotte aboard Secretariat wins in 2:24, becoming the 1st Triple Crown winner in 25 years

Sports Stars Married in 1973

  • Sep 8 Ice hockey star Bobby Orr (25) weds speech therapist Peggy Wood at a secret ceremony in Ontario, Canada
  • Nov 10 Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully (45) weds Sandra Hunt
  • Nov 12 MLB baseball player Hank Aaron (39) weds Billye Aaron

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