On This Day

October 12, 1972 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

  • MLB American League Championship: Oakland Athletics beat Detroit Tigers, 3 games to 2

Birthdays in Sport

  • Juan Manuel Silva, Argentine racing driver, born in Resistencia, Chaco, Argentina
  • Singor Mobley, American football safety (Dallas Cowboys), born in Tacoma, Washington
  • Tom van Mol, Belgian soccer player (PSV), born in Dendermonde, Belgium