On This Day

August 1, 1972 in Sport

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

  • Nate Colbert hits MLB record tying 5 HRs and record 13 RBI as Padres beat Atlanta 9-0, 11-7 in a doubleheader

Birthdays in Sport

  • Karen Dalton, American diver (Olympics 1996), born in Mt View, California
  • Martin Damm, Czech tennis star, born in Liberec, Czech Republic
  • Matt Dyson, American NFL linebacker (Oakland Raiders), born in La Plata, Maryland