1973 in Sport (Part 3)

Events in Sport

Events 201 - 220 of 220

  • Dec 6 NL votes to move San Diego Padres to Washington, D.C. (doesn't happen)
  • Dec 7 Orioles sell pitcher Eddie Watt to the Phillies
  • Dec 7 Phillies sell infielder-outfielder Cesar Tovar to the Texas Rangers
  • Dec 8 39th Heisman Trophy Award: John Cappelletti, Penn State (RB)
  • Dec 9 St Louis Cardinal Jim Bakken kicks 6 field goals vs Atlanta Falcons

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 10 1st time since 1885, tennis has 2 top males (Stan Smith & Jimmy Connors)

Tennis Legend Jimmy Connors
Tennis Legend
Jimmy Connors
  • Dec 11 NA Soccer League awards LA, San Francisco, Seattle & Vancouver franchises
  • Dec 12 Canada begins selling Olympic coins ($5 & $10 silver coins)
  • Dec 12 San Diego files anti-trust against NL (stopping Padres move to DC)
  • Dec 15 Golf Resort (Disney Inn) opens
  • Dec 15 Sandy Hawley becomes 1st jockey to win 500 races in 1 year
  • Dec 15 Tennessee beats Temple 11-6 in low scoring NCAA basketball game

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 16 O.J. Simpson becomes 1st NFLer to rush 2,000 yard in a season

NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal O.J. Simpson
NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal
O.J. Simpson

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 20 Montreal Canadien Henri Richard scores his 1,000th NHL point

Ice Hockey Great Henri Richard
Ice Hockey Great
Henri Richard
  • Dec 21 3rd Fiesta Bowl: #10 Arizona State beats Pittsburgh, 28-7
  • Dec 27 LA Dodgers announce night games will start at 7:30 instead of 8
  • Dec 30 AFC Championship Game: Miami Dolphins beat Oakland Raiders 27-10
  • Dec 30 NFC Championship Game: Minnesota Vikings beat Dallas Cowboys 27-10
  • Dec 31 Johan Cruyff chosen European Football Player of theYear
  • Dec 31 40th Sugar Bowl: #3 Notre Dame beats #1 Alabama, 24-23

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 819

  • Mar 18 Rob Johnson, NFL quarterback (Jacksonville Jaguars)
  • Mar 19 John Michels, NFL tackle (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • Mar 20 Nico Boje, cricketer (South African ODI left-arm spinner 1996)
  • Mar 20 Norman Tome, Australian soccer striker (Olyroos, Olympics 1996)
  • Mar 21 Larry Bowie, running back (Washington Redskins)
  • Mar 21 Stuart Nethercott, English footballer
  • Mar 22 Joe Nedney, kicker (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Mar 22 Luther Elliss, NFL defensive end (Detroit Lions)
  • Mar 23 David Vaughn, NBA forward (Orlando Magic, SF Warriors)
  • Mar 23 Jason Kidd, NBA guard (Phoenix Suns, Dallas Mavericks)
  • Mar 23 Kathy Carboy, diver (Olympics 1996), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Mar 23 Naoko Sawamatsu, Nishinomiya Japan, tennis star (1994 Singapore)
  • Mar 23 Rob Lazeo, CFL offensive tackle (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Mar 23 Jerzy Dudek, Polish footballer
  • Mar 23 Wim Eyckmans, Belgian racing driver
  • Mar 24 Atle Larsen, WLAF kicker (Rhein Fire)
  • Mar 24 Chip McCaw, volleyball setter (Olympics 1996), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Mar 24 David Moravec, hockey forward (Team Czech Olympic gold 1998)
  • Mar 24 Josh Lakatos, trap shooter (Olympic silver 1996), born in Pasadena, California
  • Mar 24 Philippe Boucher, St Apollinaire Ca, NHL defense (LA Kings, Olympic gold 1998)
  • Mar 24 Jacek Bąk, Polish footballer
  • Mar 25 Andrei Nikolishin, Vorkuta Russia, NHL center (Hartford Whalers)
  • Mar 25 Bob Sura, NBA guard (Cleveland Cavaliers)
  • Mar 25 Ray Zellars, NFL fullback (New Orleans Saints)
  • Mar 25 Anthony Barness, English footballer
  • Mar 26 Marshall Faulk, running back (Indianapolis Colts)
  • Mar 26 Matt Burke, Australian rugby player
  • Mar 27 Serge Tremblay, Canadian weightlifter (Olympics 1996), born in La Malbaie, Canada
  • Mar 28 Andrew Whittall, cricketer (cousin of Guy Zimbabwe off-spinner 1996)
  • Mar 29 Brad Bridgewater, American 200m backstroke (Olympic gold 1996), born in Charleston, West Virginia
  • Mar 29 John Oppio, Sparks Nevada, double trap (Olympics 1996)
  • Mar 29 Marc Overmars, Dutch soccer player (Ajax)
  • Mar 29 Mark Platt, Peterborough Ontario, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • Mar 29 Sebastiano Siviglia Italian footballer
  • Mar 30 Kareem Streete-Thompson, Caymanian-American 100m athlete and long jumper, born in Ithaca, New York
  • Mar 30 Rodney Thomas, running back (Tennessee Oilers)
  • Mar 30 Jan Koller, Czech footballer
  • Mar 31 Bold Forbes, Puerto Rican-American thoroughbred racehorse (d. 2000)
  • Apr 1 Ferdy Vierklau, soccer player (FC Utrecht)
  • Apr 1 Stephen Fleming, cricketer (NZ left-handed Test batsman 1994-)
  • Apr 3 Greg DeLong, American football player, NFL tight end (Minnesota Vikings), born in Orefield, Pennsylvania
  • Apr 3 Kelly Lochbaum, Canadian football linebacker (BC Lions), born in Abbotsford, Canada
  • Apr 4 Damon Allen, American figure skater (1997 Midwestern champ), born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • Apr 4 Peter Hoekstra, Dutch soccer player (PSV, Ajax), born in Assen, Netherlands
  • Apr 4 Ryan Coughlin, Canadian football offensive linebacker (Montreal Alouettes), born in Renfrew, Ontario
  • Apr 4 Tiffany Woosley, American basketball player (Houston Comets), born in Shelbyville, Tennessee
  • Apr 4 Loris Capirossi, Italian Grand Prix motorcycle racer, born in Castel San Pietro Terme, Italy
  • Apr 4 Chris McCormack, Australian triathlete (ITU World Championships), born in Sydney
  • Apr 5 Ed Hobbs, WLAF RB (London Monarchs)
  • Apr 5 Emile Palmer, WLAF DT (London Monarchs)
  • Apr 5 Estefania Knuth, LPGA golfer (1992 French Intl), born in Barcelona, Spain
  • Apr 5 Spencer Folau, NFL/WLAF offensive tackle (Balt Ravens, Rhein Fire)
  • Apr 5 Tony Banks, quarterback (St Louis Rams)
  • Apr 5 Yutaka Kawaguchi, hockey defenseman (Team Japan 1998)
  • Apr 6 Donnie Edwards, linebacker (KC Chiefs)
  • Apr 6 Randall Godfrey, linebacker (Dallas Cowboys)
  • Apr 6 Sun Wen, Chinese footballer
  • Apr 7 Brett Tomko, American baseball player
  • Apr 8 Alex Gonzalez, American infielder (Toronto Blue Jays), born in Miami, Florida
  • Apr 8 Joel Davis, guard (Cincinnati Bengals)
  • Apr 8 Walter Nicholas Henry Tongue, 50m/100m swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Apr 8 Khaled Badra, Tunisian footballer
  • Apr 10 Roberto Carlos, Brazilian footballer, born in Garça, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Apr 11 Blake Brockermeyer, American football tackle (GB Packers, Carolina Panthers), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • Apr 11 Reggie Tongue, American football safety (KC Chiefs), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Apr 12 Antonio Osuna, Mexican baseball pitcher (LA Dodgers), born in Sinaloa, Mexico
  • Apr 13 Aaron Hayden, NFL running back (San Diego Chargers, GB Packers-Super Bowl 31)
  • Apr 13 Dave Wohlabaugh, corner (New England Patriots)
  • Apr 14 Roberto Ayala, Argentine footballer
  • Apr 15 Jeremy Burkett, NFL/WLAF tight end (NY Giants, Barcelona Dragons)
  • Apr 17 Brett Maher, Adelaide SA Australia, basketball guard (Olympics 1996)
  • Apr 17 Gene Makowsky, CFL offensive linebacker (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
  • Apr 17 Jeff Lewis, NFL quarterback (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • Apr 17 Kenneth Carlsen, Danish tennis star
  • Apr 17 Ross Aloisi, Australian soccer midfielder (Olyroos, Olympics 1996)
  • Apr 17 Theo Ratliff, NBA forward/center (Detroit Pistons, Philadelphia 76ers)
  • Apr 17 Kaihō Ryōji, Japanese sumo wrestler
  • Apr 18 Derrick Brooks, NFL linebacker (Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • Apr 18 Haile Gebrselassie, Asella, Arsi Province, Ethiopian 10k runner (Olympic gold 1996)
  • Apr 18 James "Jamie" Koven, rower (Olympic 5th 1996), born in Morristown, New Jersey
  • Apr 20 Itula Mili, NFL tight end (Seattle Seahawks), born in Kahuku, Hawaii
  • Apr 20 Lamond Murray, American basketball forward (LA Clippers), born in Pasadena, California
  • Apr 20 Todd Hollandsworth, American baseball outfielder (LA Dodgers), born in Dayton, Ohio
  • Apr 21 Jonathan Nsenga, Belgian athlete
  • Apr 22 Christopher Sanders, tight end (Washington Redskins)
  • Apr 22 Scott Fields, NFL linebacker (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Apr 22 Ofer Talker, Israeli footballer
  • Apr 22 Adem Poric, Australian former footballer
  • Apr 23 Derek Armstrong, NHL center (NY Islanders), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Apr 23 Patrick Poulin, Vanier, NHL left wing (Tampa Bay Lightning)
  • Apr 24 Eric Snow, American NBA guard (Philadelphia 76ers, Seattle Supersonics), born in Canton, Ohio
  • Apr 24 Mark Babic, Australian soccer defender (Olyroos, Olympics 1996), born in Sydney, Australia

Person of interestSachin Tendulkar

Apr 24 Sachin Tendulkar, Indian cricketer (prodigy at 16, Indian captain at 23, highest run scorer in international cricket), born in Mumbai, Maharashtra

Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar
Cricketer
Sachin Tendulkar
  • Apr 25 Alek Stojanov, Windsor, NHL right wing (Pitts Penguins)
  • Apr 25 Barbara Rittner, Krefeld German FR, tennis star (1992 Schenectady)
  • Apr 25 Paige Gordon, North diver (Olympics-16-92, 96), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Apr 25 Wes Martin, golfer (1990 Alberta Jr Masters-2nd), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • Apr 26 Mark Davis, NBA guard/forward (Philadelphia 76ers, Minnesota Timberwolves)
  • Apr 26 Chris Perry, English footballer
  • Apr 28 Earl Holmes, linebacker (Pittsburgh Steelers)

Weddings in Sport


Deaths in Sport