On This Day

On This Day in Sport for January 13

Events in Sport

  • 1908 Stanley Cup, Montreal Arena, Westmount, Quebec: Montreal Wanderers rout Ottawa Victorias, 13-1 for 2-0 sweep of challenge series
  • 1919 Dutch Soccer team OSV forms
  • 1953 3rd NBA All-Star Game, Allen County Coliseum, Fort Wayne, Indiana: West beats East, 79-75; MVP: George Mikan, Minneapolis Lakers, C
  • 1957 7th NFL Pro Bowl, LA Memorial Coliseum: Western Conference beats Eastern Conference, 19-10; MVPs: Bert Rechichar, Baltimore Colts, K; Ernie Stautner, Pittsburgh Steelers, DT
  • 1962 Philadelphia center Wilt Chamberlain scores 73 points in Warriors' 135-117 win over Chicago Packers; at the time, most points scored in NBA regulation game, and remains tied for 3rd-highest total
  • 1963 2nd AFL All Star Game, Balboa Stadium, San Diego, California: Western Division beats Eastern Division, 21-14; MVPs: Curtis McClinton, Dallas Texans, RB; Earl Faison, LA Chargers, DE
  • 1963 13th NFL Pro Bowl, LA Memorial Coliseum: Eastern Conference beats Western Conference, 30-20; MVPs: Jim Brown, Cleveland Browns, RB; Eugene Lipscomb, Pittsburgh Steelers, DT
  • 1964 Australian Championships Women's Tennis: Australian Margaret Smith beats doubles partner Lesley Turner 6-3, 6-2 for her 5th Australian singles crown
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Weddings in Sport

  • 1992 MLB baseball right fielder Sammy Sosa (23) weds Sonia Rodriguez

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Deaths in Sport

  • 1832 Thomas Lord, English cricket batsman (founder of Lord's cricket ground; Middlesex CCC), dies at 76
  • 1937 Walter Brearley, cricketer (17 wkts in 4 Tests for Eng 1905-12), dies
  • 1939 Jacob Ruppert, CEO (NY Yankees, 1915-39), dies
  • 1969 Fred Price, cricket wicket-keep (England, v Aust Headingley 1938), dies
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