Events in Sport for Year 1969 (Part 2)

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Oct 15th - Madison Square Garden TV Network begins (Rangers vs North Stars)
Oct 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
Oct 15th - Oriole Earl Weaver becomes 1st manager ejected in a World Series
Oct 16th - 100-1 shot NY Mets beat Orioles 5-3 & win 66th World Series in 5
Oct 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
Oct 19th - Mary Mills wins LPGA Quality Chekd Golf Classic
Oct 24th - Hanif, Mushtaq & Sadiq Mohammad start their only Test Cricket together
Oct 26th - Carol Mann wins LPGA Corpus Christi Civitan Golf Open
Nov 2nd - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA River Plantation Women's Golf Open
Nov 2nd - NFL record of 12 passing touchdowns, New Orleans Billy Kilmer & St L Charlie Johnson pass for 6 touchdowns each
Nov 16th - US President Nixon becomes first president to attend a season NFL game while in office: the Dallas Cowboys beat the Washington Redskins 41-28
Nov 20th - Gundappa Viswanath scores 137 on Test Cricket debut v Australia Kanpur
Nov 20th - Pele scores his 1,000th soccer goal
Nov 20th - SF Giant Willie McCovey edges Tom Seaver as NL MVP
Nov 25th - KC outfielder Lou Piniella is voted AL Rookie of Year
Nov 30th - 57th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Rough Riders defeats Saskatchewan, 29-11
Dec 21st - Vince Lombardi (Redskins) coaches his last football game
Dec 22nd - Pete Marovich sets NCAA record of hitting 30 of 31 foul shots
Dec 29th - NY Times reports Curt Flood will sue baseball & challenge the reserve clause

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