On This Day

January 30, 1973 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

  • 1973 NFL Draft: John Matuszak from University of Tampa first pick by Houston Oilers
  • 26th NHL All-Star Game, Madison Square Garden, NYC: Eastern Division beats Western Division, 5-4; MVP: Greg Polis, Pittsburgh Penguins, LW

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jalen Rose, American basketball player (Indiana Pacers), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Jimmy Oliver, Canadian football wide receiver (San Diego Chargers)
  • Sharone Wright, American basketball player (Toronto Raptors), born in Macon, Georgia