On This Day

February 1, 1972 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

  • 1972 NFL Draft: Walt Patulski from University of Notre Dame first pick by Buffalo Bills

Birthdays in Sport

  • Christian Ziege, German soccer left wing-back (72 caps; Bayern Munich) and manager (Germany U18, U19, FC Pinzgau), born in Berlin, Germany
  • Franklyn Rose, West Indian cricket all-rounder (19 Tests, 53 wickets; 27 ODIs), born in Chalky Hill, Saint Ann, Jamaica
  • Geoff Sanderson, Canadian ice hockey left wing (NHL All Star 1994, 97; World C'ships gold 1994, 97; Hartford Whalers, Columbus Blue jackets), born in Hay River, Canada