October 5, 1970 in Sport

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

  • 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)