On This Day

March 11, 1972 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • 19th ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: North Carolina beats Maryland, 73-64

Birthdays in Sport

  • Carl Greenwood, American NFL cornerback (NY Jets), born in Fort Ord, California
  • Jamal Duff, NFL defensive end (NY Giants, Wash Redskins)

Deaths in Sport

  • Zack Wheat, American Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder (NL batting champion 1918; Brooklyn Superbas / Dodgers / Robins 1909–26), dies of a heart attack at 83
1972 in Sport