On This Day

December 20, 1973 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

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AL president Joe Cronin refuses to allow Dick Williams to manage Yankees

Baseball Player and Manager Joe Cronin
Baseball Player and Manager
Joe Cronin

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Montreal Canadien Henri Richard scores his 1,000th NHL point

Ice Hockey Great Henri Richard
Ice Hockey Great
Henri Richard

Birthdays in Sport

  • Cory Stillman, Canadian NHL center (Calgary Flames), born in Peterborough, Canada
  • Jenny Boucek, WNBA guard (Cleveland Rockers), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Muadianvita Kazadi, American football linebacker (St Louis Rams), born in Zaire
1973 in Sport