October 5, 1971 in Sport

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

  • MLB American League Championship: Baltimore Orioles beat Oakland Athletics, 3 games to 0

Birthdays in Sport

  • Chad Lewis, tight end (Philadelphia Eagles)
  • Chris Whitney, NBA guard (Wash Wizards)
  • Dan Plante, Hayward, NHL right wing (NY Islanders)
  • Mauricio Pellegrino, Argentine former footballer