October 1943 in Sport

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Events in Sport

  • Oct 11 NY Yankees beat Cards 4 games to 1, in 40th World Series, to become 1st team to win 10 World Series
  • Oct 19 Yankee 2nd baseman Joe Gordon announces his retirement

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Oct 31 Washington Redskin Sammy Baugh passes for 6 touchdowns vs Bkln (48-10)

American Football Player and Coach Sammy Baugh
American Football Player and Coach
Sammy Baugh

Birthdays in Sport

  • Oct 1 Naushad Ali, cricketer (Pakistani wicket-keeper in six Tests 1964-65)
  • Oct 4 Bonnie Bryant, LPGA golfer
  • Oct 7 José Cardenal, Cuban baseball player
  • Oct 11 Keith Boyce, St Peter, Barbados, cricketer (big-hitting WI all-rounder of 70's)
  • Oct 14 Lance Rentzel, NFL receiver (Minn, LA)/ex-husband of Joey Heatherton
  • Oct 19 Michael Findlay, cricket wicket-keeper (WI early 70's)
  • Oct 19 Takis Ikonomopoulos, Greek footballer
  • Oct 22 Allen James Coage, American HW judo (Olympic bronze 1976), born in NYC, New York

Deaths in Sport

  • Oct 14 Jackie Matthews, cricketer (8 Tests 1911-12, 16 wickets), dies