November 1, 1966 in Sport

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

  • LA Dodgers pitcher Sandy Koufax becomes first 3-time winner of Cy Young Award; unanimous winner for 2nd straight year; final year only 1 award given for pitchers in both major leagues
  • NFL awards a franchise to New Orleans; name "Saints" alludes to November 1, All Saints Day in Catholic faith

Birthdays in Sport

  • Bob Wells, pitcher (Seattle Mariners), born in Yakima, Washington
  • Danny Everett, 4x400m runner (Olympic gold 1988)
  • Paul Lewis, Australian field hockey forward (Olympic silver 1992, 96)
  • Ruud Cabbage, soccer player (FC Twente)