On This Day

November 5, 1973 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Alexei Yashin, Russian NHL center (Team Russia Olympic silver 1998, Ottawa Senators), born in Sverdlovsk, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
  • James Collins, American NBA guard (LA Clippers), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Johnny Damon, American professional baseball outfielder (Kansas City Royals), born in Fort Riley, Kansas
  • Kate Anderson, Australian 1.5k/3k/5k runner (Olympics 1996)
  • Rupert Grant, American NFL fullback (NE Patriots), born in Washington, D.C.