On This Day

May 10, 1973 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

  • 27th NBA Championship: NY Knicks beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 1
  • 9th Mayor's Trophy Game, Mets beat Yanks 8-4
  • Stanley Cup Final, Chicago Stadium, Chicago, IL: Yvan Cournoyer has a goal and 2 assists as Montreal Canadiens beat Chicago Blackhawks, 6-4 to take title, 4 games to 2

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jerome Williams, American NBA forward (Detroit Pistons), born in Washington D.C.
  • Joshua Eagle, Australian tennis player
  • Rüştü Reçber, Turkish soccer goalkeeper (120 caps, record appearance holder, FIFA World Cup All Star Team: 2002; Fenerbahçe, Barcelona, Beşiktaş), born in Korkuteli, Turkey