On This Day

December 11, 1972 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Birthdays in Sport

  • Daniel Alfredsson, Swedish NHL right wing (Ottawa Senators), born in Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Francisco Rodriguez, American pitcher (Minnesota Twins), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Robert Robinson, CFL defensive linebacker (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)

Deaths in Sport

  • John Mills, New Zealand cricketer (7 Tests for NZ in early 1930's, 241 runs), dies at 67