January 25, 1978 in Sport

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Sport

  • Padres trade pitcher Dave Tomlin & $125,000 to Rangers for Gaylord Perry (He wins 1978 Cy Young Award)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Denis Menchov, Russian cyclist, born in Oryol, Russia
  • Derrick Turnbow, Major League Baseball Player, born in Union City, Tennessee
  • Jason Roberts, English-born footballer, born in London, United Kingdom

Deaths in Sport

  • Tango Duke, dies in Australia at 42; oldest known thoroughbred horse