June 18, 1972 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport


Sport awardGolf Major

72nd US Golf Open: Jack Nicklaus shoots a 290 at Pebble Beach, California

  • UEFA European Championship: West Germany defeat Soviet Union 3-0 in Brussels
  • US Supreme Court, 5-3, confirms lower court rulings in Curt Flood case, upholding baseball's exemption from antitrust laws

Birthdays in Sport

  • Otakar Vejvoda, Kladno CZE, hockey forward (Team Czech Rep)