On This Day

December 12, 1973 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Sport

  • Canada begins selling Olympic coins ($5 & $10 silver coins)
  • San Diego files anti-trust against NL (stopping Padres move to DC)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Michael Di Venuto, Australian cricketer (exciting Tasmanian batsman), born in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
  • Reinard Wilson, American football linebacker (Cincinnati Bengals), born in Gainesville, Florida
  • Stanley Pritchett, American football running back (Miami Dolphins), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Walter Otta, Argentine footballer (Blooming), born in Río Tercero, Argentina