On This Day

December 2, 1991 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • Australia routs India by 10 wickets in the 1st cricket Test in Brisbane; first Test to be officiated by a match referee; former England captain MJK Smith does the honours
  • Former Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Bobby Bonilla becomes highest paid player in MLB when he agrees to record $29 million-5 year deal with New York Mets

Deaths in Sport

  • George Lott, American tennis player (12 Grand Slam doubles titles), dies at 85
1991 in Sport