On This Day

June 5, 1977 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • 31st NBA Championship: Port Trailblazers beat Philadelphia 76er, 4 games to 2

Sport awardFrench Open Men's Tennis

French Open Men's Tennis: Guillermo Vilas of Argentina wins first career Grand Slam event; outclasses American Brian Gottfried 6-0, 6-3, 6-0

Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Guillermo Vilas
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion
Guillermo Vilas
  • Los Angeles Dodgers retire Baseball Hall of Fame first baseman and manager Walter Alston's #24

Birthdays in Sport

  • Chantal Lefebvre, Canadian, ice dancer (1996 Canadians-2nd), born in Ville LaSalle, Quebec
1977 in Sport