On This Day

January 9, 1991 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Sport

Hall of Fame

Baseball officially bans Pete Rose from being elected to Hall of Fame for betting on baseball

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose

Sports History

Chicago's Michael Jordan scores a game-high 40 points to lead the Bulls to a 107-99 win over Philadelphia at the Spectrum; reaches the 15,000 point mark of his career

Basketball Superstar Michael Jordan
Basketball Superstar
Michael Jordan
  • Dean Smith of NC is 6th to win 700 career coaching basketball games