On This Day

March 22, 1972 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Sport


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar named NBA MVP

  • Nick Mileti purchases Cleveland Indians for $9 million
  • Yankees trade Danny Cater to the Red Sox for Sparky Lyle

Birthdays in Sport

  • Elvis Stojko, Canadian figure-skater (World C'ship gold singles 1994, 95, 97; Olympic silver 94, 98), born in Richmond Hill, Ontario
  • John Farquhar, tight end (New Orleans Saints)
  • Shawn Bradley, NBA center (Dallas Mavericks, NJ Nets, Space Jams)