October 17, 1974 in Sport

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

  • NBA New Orleans Jazz begin a 28 game road losing streak
  • Oakland A's beat LA Dodgers, 4 games to 1 in 71st World Series makes A's only team other than Yanks to win 3 straight series
  • Washington Capitals 1st NHL home victory, beating Chicago 4-3

Birthdays in Sport

  • John Rocker, American baseball player