On This Day

August 4, 1973 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • NY Yankees pitcher Lindy McDaniel puts in one of the best relief stints in MLB history, entering in 2nd inning, allows only 1 run in 13 innings in 3-2 win v Detroit Tigers

Birthdays in Sport

  • Alex Molden, cornerback (New Orleans Saints)
  • Eddie Cade, NFL full safety (NE Patriots)
  • Peter Tsekenis, Australian soccer midfielder (Olyroos, Olympics 1996)
  • Xavier Marchand, French swimmer