On This Day

December 15, 1973 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • Sandy Hawley becomes 1st jockey to win 500 races in 1 year
  • Tennessee beats Temple 11-6 in low scoring NCAA basketball game

Birthdays in Sport

  • Geoff Stewart, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • James Stewart, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Mike Cherry, quarterback (NY Giants)
  • Mirko Ludemann, Weiwasser GER, NHL defenseman (Team Germany, Colorado)
  • Tammy Melinda Pearman, American soccer forward/defender (Olympics 1996), born in Brooklyn, New York