On This Day

October 10, 1980 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in Sport

  • MLB American League Championship: Kansas City Royals beat New York Yankees, 3 games to 0
  • Yanks lose 4-2 & are swept by Royals in AL Championship series

Deaths in Sport

  • Walter Keeton, cricketer (opening bat in 2 Test for Eng 1934-39), dies