Events in Sport in August 1971

  • Aug 1 Joanne Carner wins LPGA Bluegrass Golf Invitational
  • Aug 8 Jane Blalock wins LPGA Lady Pepsi Golf Open
  • Aug 9 Le Roy (Satchel) Paige inducted into baseball's Hall of Fame
  • Aug 10 16 baseball researchers form Society for American Baseball Research
  • Aug 15 Charles Lismont wins Helsinki marathon (2:13:09.0)
  • Aug 15 Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Len Immke Buick Golf Open
  • Aug 22 Pam Barnett wins LPGA Southgate Golf Open
  • Aug 26 Orioles' Don Buford struck out 5 times in a game

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Aug 26 Bobby Orr signs a five-year contract with the Boston Bruins worth one million dollars, the first million dollar contract in NHL history

Ice Hockey Legend Bobby Orr
Ice Hockey Legend
Bobby Orr
  • Aug 31 Adrienne Beames runs female world record marathon (2:46:30)