On This Day

October 8, 1959 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

  • LA Dodgers beat Chicago White Sox, 4 games to 2 in 56th World Series

Birthdays in Sport

  • Mike Morgan, American baseball pitcher (St Louis Cardinals), born in Tulare, California
  • Tony Eason, American football quarterback (New England Patriots), born in Blythe, California