On This Day

June 18, 1972 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • UEFA European Championship Final, Heysel Stadium, Brussels, Belgium: Gerd Müller scores a brace as West Germany beats Soviet Union, 3-0

Sport awardUS Golf Open

US Open Men's Golf, Pebble Beach GL: Jack Nicklaus captures his 3rd Open title, 3 strokes ahead of Bruce Crampton of Australia

  • US Supreme Court, 5-3, confirms lower court rulings in Curt Flood case, upholding baseball's exemption from antitrust laws

Birthdays in Sport

  • Otakar Vejvoda, Kladno CZE, hockey forward (Team Czech Rep)