On This Day

August 14, 1981 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Phils Mike Schmidt hits his 300th career HR off NY Met Mike Scott

MLB Third Baseman Mike Schmidt
MLB Third Baseman
Mike Schmidt

Birthdays in Sport

  • Julius Jones, American football player, born in Big Stone Gap, Virginia
  • Matthew Etherington, English footballer, born in Truro, United Kingdom

Deaths in Sport

  • Dudley Nourse, South African cricketer (34 Tests for South Africa, 2960 runs), dies at 70