On This Day

January 17, 1974 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Derrick Mason, American football wide receiver (Tennessee Oilers), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • Guillermo Mercedes, Dominican-American baseball infielder (Texas Rangers), born in La Romana, Dominican Republic
  • Marcus Spriggs, American offensive tackle (Buffalo Bills), born in Hattiesburg, Mississippi
  • Sharon Marie Ferris, New Zealand sailor (Olympics 1996), born in Scarborough, Canada
  • Yang Chen, Chinese footballer, born in Beijing, China