On This Day

April 29, 1981 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Sport

  • NFL Draft: South Carolina running back George Rogers first pick by New Orleans Saints
  • Phillie Steve Carlton is 1st lefty to strike out 3,000 batters

Birthdays in Sport

  • Émilie Mondor, Canadian athlete (d. 2006)
  • George McCartney, Northern Irish footballer