October 5, 1970 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in Sport

  • MLB Championship Series both end on the same day with same score; (AL) Baltimore Orioles beat Minnesota Twins, 3-0; (NL) Cincinnati Reds down Pittsburgh Pirates, 3-0; Orioles win WS, 4-1

Birthdays in Sport

  • Mark Luijpers, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC), born in Cadier en Keer, Netherlands
  • Thomas Randolph, American NFL cornerback (NY Giants), born in Norfolk, Virginia
  • Tina Poitras, Canadian 10k walker (Olympics 1996), born in Thompson, Canada