On This Day

October 18, 1967 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Sport

  • MLB American League votes to allow Kansas City Athletics to move to Oakland, California & expand league to 12 teams in 1971 with Kansas City & Seattle teams - later accelerated to 1969 due to pressure from Kansas City politicians

Birthdays in Sport

  • Gary John Anderson, New Zealand track and road cyclist (Olympics 1996-bronze), born in Wanganui, New Zealand