October 6, 1969 in Sport

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
  • Jeff Lay, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • Martha Richards, Hudson WI, LPGA golfer (1995 Safeco Classic-21st)
  • Robert Person, pitcher (NY Mets), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Troy Shaw, English snooker player

Deaths in Sport

  • Walter Hagan, American golfer (11 PGA Tour major wins), dies of throat cancer at 76

Person of interestWalter Hagen

Walter Hagen, US PGA golfer (won 11 majors, US Open 1914, 19), dies at 76

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