October 6, 1966 in Sport

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

  • Oriole Jim Palmer, 20, is youngest to pitch a World Series shutout

Birthdays in Sport

  • Archi Cianfrocco, infielder (San Diego Padres), born in Rome, New York
  • Jimmie Johnson, NFL tight end (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Julianne McNamara, gymnast (Olympic gold 1984), born in Flushing, New York
  • Niall Quinn, Irish footballer
  • Oscar Caballos, jockey