On This Day

September 8, 2020 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Deaths in Sport

  • Alfred Riedl, Austrian soccer striker (4 caps; Austria Wien, Standard Liège) and manager (Austria, Liechtenstein, Vietnam, Palestine, Laos, Indonesia), dies at 70
  • Gene A. Budig, American baseball executive (last American League [AL] president 1994-99), dies from liver disease at 81