October 16, 1969 in Sport

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

  • 100-1 shot NY Mets beat Orioles 5-3 & win 66th World Series in 5
  • Met Cleon Jones awarded 1st base when shoe polish on ball proves he is hit by a pitch, he scores on a HR in World Series
  • T Agee & Ed Kranepool HR, Tommie Agee makes 2 great catches, New York Mets win Baseball World Series 4-1

Birthdays in Sport

  • Darren McKenzie-Potter, cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Doug Hocking, CFL linebacker (Winnipeg Blue Bombers)
  • Spencer McLennan, CFL safety (Montreal Alouettes)