On This Day

October 3, 1972 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Future Baseball Hall of Fame left-handed pitcher Steve Carlton wins 27th game as Philadelphia beats Cubs, 11-1 at Wrigley Field; almost half Phillies' 59 wins

Baseball Pitcher Steve Carlton
Baseball Pitcher
Steve Carlton
  • Roric Harrison homers as Baltimore beats Cleveland, 4-3; last AL pitcher to homer until MLB inter-league play 25 years later

Birthdays in Sport

  • Michael Nylander, Swedish NHL center (World C'ship gold 1992, 2006; Chicago Blackhawks, Calgary Flames, Washington Capitals), born in Stockholm, Sweden
1972 in Sport