On This Day

June 28, 1962 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Anisoara Stanciu-Cusmir, Romanian long jumper (Olympic gold 1984), born in Brăila, Romania

Deaths in Sport

  • Mickey Cochrane, American Baseball HOF catcher (MLB All-Star 1934, 35; World Series 1929, 30, 35; AL MVP 1928, 34; Philadelphia A's, Detroit Tigers) and manager (Detroit Tigers 1934–38), dies of lymphatic cancer at 59
1962 in Sport