On This Day

October 24, 1973 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jackie McNamara, Scottish soccer defender (33 caps; Celtic) and manager (Partick Thistle, Dundee United, York City), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • Kenny Holmes, American football defensive end (Tennessee Oilers), born in Gifford, Florida
  • Levi Leipheimer, American road racing cyclist, born in Butte, Montana
  • Mike Matthews, American baseball player, born in Woodbridge, Virginia

Deaths in Sport

  • Jack Iverson, Australian cricketer (5 Tests 21 wickets S1024 15 23), dies at 58