May 8, 1973 in Sport

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ernie Banks fills in for Cubs managerr Whitey Lockman who is ejected during the game, technically becoming baseball's 1st African American manager

MLB shortstop Ernie Banks
MLB shortstop
Ernie Banks

Birthdays in Sport

  • Wolf Wigo, Abington Penn, water polo driver (Olympics 1996)

Deaths in Sport

  • Ralph Miller, last 19th century baseball player (Brooklyn Bridegrooms and Baltimore Orioles), dies at 100