On This Day

October 10, 1973 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Sport

  • MLB National League Championship: New York Mets beat Cincinnati Reds, 3 games to 2

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jeff Shantz, Canadian NHL center (Chicago Blackhawks), born in Duchess, Alberta, Canada
  • John Mobley, American NFL linebacker (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32), born in Chester, Pennsylvania
  • Zach Thornton, American soccer goalkeeper (8 caps; MLS GK of the Year: 1998, 2009), born in Baltimore, Maryland