On This Day

February 11, 1974 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • First Major League Baseball arbitration case; Minnesota Twins pitcher Dick Woodson seeking $29,000 wins; Twins offered $23,000
  • Minnesota Twins pitcher Dick Woodson is first of 48 to invoke Major League Baseball's new arbitration rule

Birthdays in Sport

  • Brian Newman, American football guard (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), born in Houston, Texas
  • Jaroslav Špaček, Czech NHL defenseman (Team Czech Olympic gold 1998), born in Rokycany, Czechoslovakia
  • Ronnie Ward, American NFL linebacker (Miami Dolphins), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Wally Richardson, American NFL quarterback (Baltimore Ravens), born in Orangeburg, United States