Historical Events on October 3, 1972

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Balt Roric Harrison is last AL pitcher to homer until interleague play 25 years later
  • Indians set a team record for lowest team batting avg .234
  • Spaceflight 71-2 launched; 1st flexible substrate photovoltaic flown
  • Steve Carlton wins 27th game for Phillies (almost ½ of their 59 wins)
  • USSR performs nuclear test