On This Day

June 9, 1979 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • 111th Belmont: Ruben Hernandez aboard Coastal wins in 2:28.6
  • Phillies wear burgundy uniforms for 1st and last time

Deaths in Sport

  • Cyclone Taylor, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame rover (Stanley Cup 1909 Ottawa, 1915 Vancouver), dies at 94
1979 in Sport