On This Day

October 4, 1972 in Sport

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Sport

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Future Baseball Hall of Famer Ted Williams manages his final game as Texas Rangers lose to KC Royals, 4-0 in the last game played at Municipal Stadium; Williams replaced by Whitey Herzog

Baseball Player Ted Williams
Baseball Player
Ted Williams

Birthdays in Sport

  • Joanna Stone, Australian javelin thrower (Olympics 1996)
  • Kurt Thomas, NBA forward (Dallas Mavericks, Miami Heat)
  • Norberto Garrido, tackle (Carolina Panthers)
  • Rusty Fitzgerald, NHL center (Pitts Penguins), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota