On This Day

October 21, 1973 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • 23rd NASCAR Sprint Cup: Benny Parsons wins
  • A's manager Dick Williams quits after A's beat Mets in World Series
  • Fred Dryer of the then Los Angeles Rams becomes the first player in NFL history to score two safeties in the same game.

Birthdays in Sport

  • Dan Neil, NFL guard (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • Derrick Beatty, CFL defensive back (Edmonton Eskimos)