October 1969 in Sport

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Events in Sport

Results 1 - 11 of 11

4th - Baseball's 1st divisional playoff games, Mets beat Braves 9-5 & Orioles beat Twins 4-3 in 12 innings
5th - Carol Mann wins LPGA Mickey Wright Golf Invitational
5th - Tom Dempsey of New Orleans Saints kicks 55-yard field goal
15th - Madison Square Garden TV Network begins (Rangers vs North Stars)
15th - NY Met Ron Swoboda's spectacular diving catch of sinking liner with runners at 1st & 3rd in 9th, Mets win in 10th in World Series game
15th - Oriole Earl Weaver becomes 1st manager ejected in a World Series
16th - 100-1 shot NY Mets beat Orioles 5-3 & win 66th World Series in 5
16th - Met Cleon Jones awarded 1st base when shoe polish on ball proves he is hit by a pitch, he scores on a HR in World Series
19th - Mary Mills wins LPGA Quality Chekd Golf Classic
24th - Hanif, Mushtaq & Sadiq Mohammad start their only Test Cricket together
26th - Carol Mann wins LPGA Corpus Christi Civitan Golf Open

Birthdays in Sport

Results 1 - 71 of 71

1st - Igor Ulanov, Krasnokamsk Russia, NHL defenseman (Tampa Bay Lightning)
2nd - Marcus Robertson, NFL safety/cornerback (Houston/Tenn Oilers)
2nd - Matthew Walbeck, Sacramento CA, catcher (Minnesota Twins)
3rd - Carl Thomas, NBA guard (Cleveland Cavaliers)
3rd - Eddie Sutter, NFL linebacker (Cleveland Browns, Atlanta Falcons)
3rd - Mike Saunders, CFL running back (Saskatchewan Roughriders)
3rd - Stephen Scahill, Featherston NZ, Australasia golfer
3rd - Travis Hill, NFL linebacker (Carolina Panthers)
4th - Lucas Parsons, Sydney NSW, Australasia golfer
5th - Martin Driever, WLAF tight end (Frankfurt Galaxy)
6th - Byron Black, Zimbabwe, tennis star
6th - Jeff Lay, Ottawa Ontario, rower (Olympics-96)
6th - Martha Richards, Hudson WI, LPGA golfer (1995 Safeco Classic-21st)
6th - Robert Person, St Louis MO, pitcher (NY Mets)
7th - Brent Dorman, Ocala Florida, Canadian Tour golfer
7th - Martin Haywood, cricketer (NSW opening batsman)
9th - Charles Jordan, wide receiver (Miami Dolphins)
9th - Dwayne Sabb, NFL outside linebacker (NE Patriots)
10th - Brett Favre, NFL quarterback (Green Bay Packers-Super Bowl 31)
11th - Cal Dixon, NFL center/guard (NY Jets)
11th - Mike Kerr, WLAF defensive end (Frankfurt Galaxy)
12th - Alison Peek, Australia, field hockey halfback/midfielder (Olympics-96)
12th - Dave Chaytors, CFL defensive tackle (BC Lions)
12th - David Collins, Bethpage NY, rower (Olympics-bronze-1996)
12th - Jose Valentin, Manati Puerto Rico, infielder (Milwaukee Brewers)
12th - Nancy Ann Kerrigan, Woburn Mass, figure skater (Olympics-silver-1994)
12th - Terry Ray, NFL strong safety (NE Patriots)
13th - Rhonda Mapp, WNBA center/forward (Charlotte Sting)
13th - Tim Crabtree, Jackson MI, pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays)
14th - Mark Verhoeven, Dutch soccer player (MVV/NEC)
14th - P J Brown, NBA center/forward (NJ Nets, Miami Heat)
15th - Curtis Cotton, NFL/WLAF cornerback (Oak Raiders, Frankfurt Galaxy)
15th - Vítor Baía, Portuguese footballer
16th - Darren McKenzie-Potter, Auckland NZ, cyclist (Olympics-96)
16th - Doug Hocking, CFL linebacker (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
16th - Spencer McLennan, CFL safety (Montreal Alouettes)
17th - Alfred Pupunu, NFL tight end (San Diego Chargers)
17th - Joe Courtney, NBA forward (Cleveland Cavaliers)
17th - Theodore Ernest Els, Johannesburg South Africa, PGA golfer (1994 US Open)
18th - Anthony Avent, NBA forward (Vancouver Grizzlies)
18th - Nelson Vivas, Argentine former footballer
19th - Zdeno Ciger, Martin Slo, NHL left wing (Edmonton Oilers)
19th - Erwin Sánchez, Bolivian footballer
20th - Chantel Tremitiere, WNBA guard (Sacramento Monarchs)
20th - Guillermo Perez-Roldan, Argentina, tennis star
20th - Herman Moore, NFL wide receiver (Detroit Lions)
20th - Juan Gonzalez, Vega Baja Puerto Rico, outfielder (Texas Rangers)
20th - Laurie Daley, Australian rugby league footballer
21st - John McMullen, Santa Rosa California, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 NCAA-15th)
21st - Mo Lewis, NFL linebacker (NY Jets)
21st - Mo Lewis, American football player
22nd - Cuty [Yumi] Suzuki, Kawaguchi Japan, wrestler (Japan)
22nd - Kevin Carrasco, S P de Macoris Dom Rep, pitcher (Cin Reds)
24th - Arthur Rhodes, Waco Texas, pitcher (Baltimore Orioles)
24th - Kelvin Pritchett, NFL defensive tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars)
25th - Corey Harris, NFL cornerback (Seattle Seahawks, Miami Dolphins)
25th - Eric Guliford, NFL wide receiver (Carolina Panthers, NO Saints)
25th - Josef Beranek, Litvinov Cze, NHL center (Vancouver Canucks, Oly-G-98)
25th - Larry Thomas, Miami FL, pitcher (Chicago White Sox)
25th - Oleg Salenko, Russian former footballer
26th - Mark Sweeney, Framington Mass, outfielder (St Louis Cardinals)
26th - Mike Pritchard, Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, NFL wide receiver (Denver Broncos, Seattle Seahawks)
27th - Corey Foster, Ottawa, NHL defenseman (Pitts Penguins)
27th - John Kasay, NFL kicker (Carolina Panthers)
28th - Denny Fercho, Ventura California, team Handball circle (Olympics-1996)
28th - Pete Shufelt, WLAF linebacker (Rhein Fire)
28th - Troy Ridgley, WLAF defensive tackle (Amsterdam Admirals)
29th - Giorgos Donis, Greek footballer
30th - Mayumi Hirase, Kumamoto Japan, LPGA golfer (Japan Jr-1985, 86, 87)
31st - Henry John Mills, NFL tight end (Houston Oilers)
31st - Lee Woodall, NFL linebacker (SF 49ers)

Deaths in Sport

Results 1 - 6 of 6

4th - Vibart Wight, cricketer (member of WI 1st Test touring 1928), dies
6th - Walter Hagen, US PGA golfer (US Open 1914, 19), dies at 76
7th - Léon Scieur, Belgian cyclist (b. 1888)
12th - Sonja Henie, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1928, 32, 36), dies at 57
22nd - Giovanni Martinelli, Ital opera singer (NY Met), dies on 84th birthday
29th - Vic Richardson, cricketer (Aussie capt 1935-36), dies


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