On This Day

October 6, 1969 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • MLB American League Championship: Baltimore Orioles beat Minnesota Twins, 3 games to 0
  • MLB National League Championship: New York Mets sweep Atlanta Braves, 3 games to 0

Birthdays in Sport

  • Byron Black, Zimbabwe, tennis star
  • Robert Person, pitcher (NY Mets), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Troy Shaw, English snooker player

Deaths in Sport

Person of interestWalter Hagen

Walter Hagen, American golfer (11 major titles, US Open 1914, 19), dies of throat cancer at 76

Golfer Walter Hagen
Walter Hagen