October 15, 1969 in Sport

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Sport

  • Madison Square Garden TV Network begins (Rangers vs North Stars)
  • NY Met Ron Swoboda's spectacular diving catch of sinking liner with runners at 1st & 3rd in 9th, Mets win in 10th in World Series game
  • Oriole Earl Weaver becomes 1st manager ejected in a World Series

Birthdays in Sport

  • Curtis Cotton, NFL/WLAF cornerback (Oak Raiders, Frankfurt Galaxy)
  • Vítor Baía, Portuguese football goalkeeper, born in Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal