Year 1970 in Sports History

Events in Sport in 1970

  • Mar 10 South Africa cricket team complete 4-0 series drubbing of Australia in South Africa, in the country's last official international cricket test for 22 years
  • May 10 Stanley Cup Final, Boston Garden, Boston, MA: Bobby Orr scores famous OT winner as Boston beats St. Louis Blues, 4-3 for 4-0 series sweep; Bruins its first title since 1941
  • Jun 21 FIFA World Cup Final, Estadio Azteca, Mexico City: Brazil and PelĂ© become first team and player to win World Cup 3 times, beating Italy, 4-1 in front of 107,412
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