October 3, 1972 in Sport

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

  • Balt Roric Harrison is last AL pitcher to homer until interleague play 25 years later
  • Steve Carlton wins 27th game for Phillies (almost ½ of their 59 wins)

Birthdays in Sport

  • Christian Peter, defensive tackle (NY Giants)
  • Michael Nylander, NHL center (Calgary Flames), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Sandy Martinez, Villa Mella Dom Rep, catcher (Toronto Blue Jays)