On This Day

December 5, 1972 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

  • 38th Heisman Trophy Award: Johnny Rodgers, Nebraska (FL)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Cliff Floyd, MLB outfielder and 1st base (Montreal Expos), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Kevin Sally, Canadian archer (Olympics 1996), born in Richmond Hill, Ontario
  • Mike Mahoney, American baseball player, born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • Randolph Ross, American 110m hurdler, born in Shelby, North Carolina
  • Roderick Mullen, American NFL defensive back (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31), born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana