October 5, 1970 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: Cincinnati Reds sweep Pittsburgh Pirates, 3 games to 0

Birthdays in Sport

  • Anthony Phillips, NFL cornerback (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Mark Luijpers, Dutch soccer player (Roda JC)
  • Thomas Randolph, NFL cornerback (NY Giants), born in Norfolk, Virginia
  • Tina Poitras, Thompson Manitoba, 10k walker (Olympics 1996)