On This Day

September 14, 1989 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

  • Calgary Flames become 1st NHL team to play in USSR, win 4-2

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jimmy Butler, American NBA player (Chicago Bulls), born in Houston, Texas
  • Tony Finau, American golfer (Ryder Cup 2018; British Open 2019 3rd), born in Salt Lake City, Utah

Deaths in Sport

  • Eddie McLeod, New Zealand cricketer (one Test for NZ), dies at 88