On This Day

Sports Stars Married and Divorced in 1961

Weddings in Sport

Mike Ditka

Jan 28 NFL coach Mike Ditka (21) weds Marge Dougherty

Ray Nitschke

Jun 26 NFL Middle Linebacker Ray Nitschke (24) weds Jackie Forchette

Ted Williams

Sep 10 Baseball player Ted Williams marries model Lee Howard (divorced 1967)

Mario Andretti

Nov 25 Racing car driver Mario Andretti (21) weds high school sweetheart Dee Ann Hoch (19)