Events in Sport in February 1969

  • 2nd Stan Coveleski & Waite Hoyt are voted into baseball Hall of Fame

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4th John Madden is named head coach of NFL's Oakland Raiders

Football Coach and Sportscaster John Madden
Football Coach and Sportscaster
John Madden
  • 5th Vince Lombardi, becomes part owner, vp, gm & head coach of Redskins
  • 7th Diane Crump becomes 1st woman jockey at a major US racetrack (Hialeah)

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10th LSU Pete Maravich scores 66, despite losing to Tulane 101-94

NBA Guard Pete Maravich
NBA Guard
Pete Maravich
  • 11th Diana Crump becomes 1st US woman jockey to ride against men, Hialelah

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21st Ted Williams signs 5-year contract to manage Wash Senators

Baseball Player Ted Williams
Baseball Player
Ted Williams
  • 22nd Barbara Jo Rubin becomes 1st female jockey to win at a major US track
  • 25th Pension plan for baseball is agreed to