On This Day

April 16, 1972 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • Chicago Cub Burt Hooton no-hits Phillies, 1-0

Birthdays in Sport

  • Conchita Martínez, Spanish tennis player (Wimbledon 1994), born in Monzón, Huesca, Spain
  • Jim Ballard, American NFL & WLAF quarterback (Scottish Claymores, Buffalo Bills), born in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio