July 8, 1973 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • NY Mets are 12½ games back in NL and go on to win pennant
  • Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Czech Jan Kodeš beats Alex Metreveli of Russia 6-1, 9-8, 6-3 for his 3rd Grand Slam singles success

Deaths in Sport

  • Wilfred Rhodes, cricketer (4187 1st-class wickets, most ever), dies