On This Day

July 21, 1991 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • British Open Men's Golf, Royal Birkdale GC: Australian 1-2 with Ian Baker-Finch winning his only major championship, 2 strokes ahead of runner-up Mike Harwood

Hall of fameHall of Fame

Ferguson Jenkins, Gaylord Perry, Rod Carew, Tony Lazzeri, & Bill Veeck are elected into the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY

MLB Team Owner and Promoter Bill Veeck
MLB Team Owner and Promoter
Bill Veeck
Baseball Hall of Fame Infielder Rod Carew
Baseball Hall of Fame Infielder
Rod Carew

Deaths in Sport

  • Paul Warwick, English racing driver (b. 1969)
1991 in Sport