On This Day

May 11, 1972 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Giants trade Willie Mays to Mets for pitcher Charlie Williams & cash

MLB Legend Willie Mays
MLB Legend
Willie Mays
  • Stanley Cup Final, Madison Square Garden, NYC: Wayne Cashman scores twice as Boston Bruins beat NY Rangers, 3-0 to take title, 4-2

Birthdays in Sport

  • Hicham El-Mashtoub, NFL center (Houston Oilers)
  • Stefen Reid, CFL linebacker (Montreal Alouettes)