On This Day

June 17, 1962 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • Chicago Cub Lou Brock is 2nd to HR into Polo Grounds right-center field bleachers
  • FIFA World Cup Final, Estadio Nacional, Santiago, Chile: Brazil go 1-down early but recover to beat Czechoslovakia, 3-1

Sport awardUS Golf Open

US Open Men's Golf, Oakmont CC: Jack Nicklaus wins his first major title by 3 strokes in an 18-hole playoff with Arnold Palmer

Birthdays in Sport

  • Ed Brady, American NFL linebacker (Tampa Bay Bucs), born in Morris, Illinois
1962 in Sport