October 1959 in Sport

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Events in Sport

Results 1 - 9 of 9

1st - 1st World Series since 1948 not to feature a NY team (LA vs Chic)
3rd - 13th NHL All-Star Game: Montreal beat All-Stars 6-1 at Montreal
4th - 1st World Series game played west of St Louis (in LA)
4th - Cleveland Browns' Jim Brown makes club record 37 rushing attempts
4th - LA Dodgers set World Series attendance record at 92,394
6th - Single game World Series attendence record set (92,706 in LA)
8th - LA Dodgers beat Chicago White Sox, 4 games to 2 in 56th World Series
28th - Buffalo Bills enter AFL
29th - 10 nation soccer league to play all games on NY Randalls Is, announced

Birthdays in Sport

Results 1 - 15 of 15

2nd - Joe Deegan, jockey
3rd - Frederick Stephen Couples, Seattle WA, PGA golfer (1983 Kemper Open)
6th - Robyn Maher, Australian basketball guard (Olympics-bronze-96)
6th - [Dennis Ray] "Oil Can" Boyd, baseball pitcher (Boston Red Sox)
7th - Penny Graeber, Sydney Australia, golfer (1990 6th Vic Open)
8th - Mike Morgan, Tulare CA, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)
8th - Tony Eason, football quarterback (New England Patriots)
9th - Mike Singletary, NFL middle linebacker (Chicago Bears)
11th - Michiel Schapers, Netherlands, tennis star
20th - Janice McCaffrey, Etobicoke Ontario, 10k walker (Olympics-25-92, 96)
20th - Razor Ramon, [Scott Hall], wrestler (WWF/WCW/NWA/Florida/AWA/KC)
21st - George Bell, Dom Rep, outfielder (Blue Jays, 1987 AL MVP)
29th - Jesse Barfield, Ill, outfielder (Blue Jays, Yankees, 1986 HR leader)
29th - Mike Gartner, Ottawa Ontario, NHL right wing (Toronto Maple Leafs)
31st - Ann Henricksson, St Paul MN, tennis star

Deaths in Sport

Results 1 - 3 of 3

11th - Bert Bell, NFL hall of famer, dies at 64
19th - Boughera El Quafi, marathoner (Olympic-gold-1928), shot to death at 60
28th - Abe Waddington, cricketer (Yorks left-arm quick, Test avg 119), dies


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