On This Day

October 4, 1969 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • MLB holds first league championship games; National League Championship Series: New York Mets beat Atlanta Braves, 9-5; Baltimore Orioles beat Minnesota Twins, 4-3 in American League Championship Series

Deaths in Sport

  • Vibart Wight, West Indian cricket batsman (2 Tests; v/c WI first touring team v England 1928), dies at 67