On This Day

June 15, 1976 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

  • In a blockbuster MLB trade, NY Yankees send May, Martinez, Pagan, MacGregor & Demsey to Baltimore Orioles for Holtzman, Alexander, Grant Jackson, Elrod Henrick & Jim Freeman
  • Rain out! Astrodome cancels game heavy rains make it difficult for visiting team and umpires to get through flooded streets to the stadium

Deaths in Sport

  • Jimmy Dykes, American MLB infielder, manager (All Star 1933-34), dies at 79
1976 in Sport