On This Day

October 1, 1970 in Sport

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

  • Phillies beat Montreal Expos, 2-1 in final game played at Connie Mack Stadium, Philadelphia; fans swarm onto field and destroy it after the game

Birthdays in Sport

  • Alexei Zhamnov, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets, Olympic silver 1998), born in Moscow, Russia
  • Gaston Taument, soccer player (Feyenoord)
  • Moses Kiptanui, Kenya, steeplechase (Olympic silver 1996)
  • Ronnie Bradford, NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons, Denver Broncos)
  • Simon Davey, Barnsley football manager

Deaths in Sport

  • Raoul Riganti, Argentine racing driver (b. 1893)