On This Day

August 9, 1981 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • 52nd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 5-4 at Municipal Stadium, Cleve
  • All star MVP: Gary Carter (Mont Expos)

Sport awardPGA Championship

PGA Championship Men's Golf, Atlanta Athletic Club: Larry Nelson wins by 4 strokes from Fuzzy Zoeller

Golfer and Three-Time Major Championship Winner Larry Nelson
Golfer and Three-Time Major Championship Winner
Larry Nelson

Birthdays in Sport

  • Li Jiawei, Singaporean Olympic table tennis player