On This Day

February 1, 1973 in Sport

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

  • Outfielder Monte Irvin is elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Special Committee on the Negro Leagues; fourth inductee through the committee

Birthdays in Sport

  • Andrew DeClercq, American NBA forward (Golden State Warriors, Boston Celtics), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Elena Makarova, Russian tennis star (1993 Futures-Val), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Tlia Reima, Finnish ice hockey center (Finland, Olympics 1998), born in Tampere, Finland