October 1, 1961 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport


Sport awardGolf Tournament

Mickey Wright wins LPGA Mickey Wright Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Roger Maris sets record of 61 HRs (off of Tracy Stallard)

American Baseball Player Roger Maris
American Baseball Player
Roger Maris

Birthdays in Sport

  • "Corrie" Van Zyl, [Cornelius Johannes Petrus Gerhardus], South African cricketer (SAf), born in Bloemfontein, South Africa