On This Day

October 2, 1966 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • Australian Robert 'Nat' Young puts on a dominating performance to win the World Surfing Championship at Ocean Beach, San Diego; Joyce Hoffman of Capistrano Beach, California takes women's title

Sports History

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Sandy Koufax wins his 27th game of the season, 6-3 v Philadelphia Phillies; clinches Dodgers 3rd National League pennant in 4 years

Baseball Pitcher Sandy Koufax
Baseball Pitcher
Sandy Koufax