October 3, 1970 in Sport

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • First umpires strike in MLB history lasts one day during League Championship Series; AL and NL presidents recognise newly-formed MLB Umpires Association; negotiate labor contract

Birthdays in Sport

  • Justine Sowry, Australian field hockey goalie (Olympics 1996)
  • Manny Martinez, Dominican outfielder (Seattle Mariners), born in San Pedro de MacorĂ­s, Dominican Republic
  • Roger Bailey, American pitcher (Colorado Rockies), born in Chattahoochee, Florida
  • Tyji Armstrong, NFL tight end (Tampa Bay Bucs)