August 5, 1972 in Sport

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • Detroit shortstop Ed Brinkman errors ends record streak of 72 games & 331 total chances without a miscue

Birthdays in Sport

  • Aaqib Javed, cricketer (Pakistani pace bowler 1989- )
  • Arthur Reid, pairs skater (& Jennifer Darst), born in Nashville, Tennessee
  • Darryl Yung, Victoria BC, badminton player (Olympics 1996)
  • John Wasdin, Ft Belvoir WA, pitcher (Oakland A's)