On This Day

January 2, 1977 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport


Event of interestEvent of Interest

MLB Commissioner Bowie Kuhn suspends Atlanta Braves owner Ted Turner for one year due to tampering charges in Gary Matthews free-agency signing

Founder of CNN Ted Turner
Founder of CNN
Ted Turner

Birthdays in Sport

  • Brian Boucher, American ice hockey goaltender (NHL modern record for the longest shutout streak 332:01, 2003-04) and broadcaster (NBCSN, NBC), born in Woonsocket, Rhode Island