September 9, 1973 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • 4th place finish in the Italian Grand Prix at Monza is enough to clinch Jackie Stewart his 3rd Formula 1 World Drivers Championship
  • US Open Men's Tennis: Australian John Newcombe wins his second US title; beats Jan KodeŇ° 6-4, 1-6, 4-6, 6-2, 6-3

Birthdays in Sport

  • Kazuhisa Ishii, Japanese baseball player
  • Mike Schlegel, NFL defensive tackle (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Peter Scott, Newcastle Australia, canoeist (Olympics 1996)
  • Todd McMillon, CFL cornerback (Saskatchewan Roughriders)