On This Day

January 11, 1973 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

  • American League adopts designated hitter rule

Birthdays in Sport

  • Dave Dickenson, Canadian football coach and quarterback (Calgary Stampeders), born in Great Falls, Montana

Person of interestRahul Dravid

Rahul Dravid, Indian cricket batsman and captain (164 Tests, 13,288 runs @ 52.31, 36 x 100s; 344 ODIs), born in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India

Cricketer Rahul Dravid
Rahul Dravid