On This Day

August 29, 1981 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • 28th Walker Cup: US wins 15-9
  • Phillies minor leaguer Jeff Stone steals pro baseball record 121st base en route to 122 (Spartanburg (South Atlantic League))

Birthdays in Sport

  • Geneviève Jeanson, French Canadian cyclist, born in Montreal, Quebec