On This Day

October 22, 1967 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • Denny Hulme becomes first New Zealander to win the F1 World Drivers Championship with 3rd place in the Mexican Grand Prix at Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez; wins title by 5 points from team leader Jack Brabham
  • Ian Brayshaw (W Aus v Vic, Perth) takes all 10 cricket wkts

Sports History

Joe DiMaggio is hired as executive VP of A's by Charlie Finley

Ryder Cup

Ryder Cup Golf, Champions GC: US beats Great Britain 23½-8½; Ben Hogan captains Americans to record 15-point victory margin


Birthdays in Sport

  • Ron Tugnutt, Canadian ice hockey goaltender (most saves in regular season non-loss game (70 of 73 shots in 3-3 tie for Quebec Nordiques v Boston Bruins 1991), born in Scarborough, Ontario
1967 in Sport