Events in Sport in October 1969

  • 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
  • 6th MLB American League Championship: Baltimore Orioles beat Minnesota Twins, 3 games to 0
  • 6th MLB National League Championship: New York Mets sweep Atlanta Braves, 3 games to 0
  • 14th T Agee & Ed Kranepool HR, Tommie Agee makes 2 great catches, Mets win Baseball World Series 5-0
  • 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

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19th Mary Mills wins LPGA Quality Chekd Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Mary Mills
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Mary Mills
  • 19th 20th Formula One WDC: Jackie Stewart wins by 26 points
  • 24th Hanif, Mushtaq & Sadiq Mohammad start their only Test Cricket together
  • 26th Carol Mann wins LPGA Corpus Christi Civitan Golf Open