On This Day

October 8, 1983 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • MLB American League Championship: Baltimore Orioles beat Chicago White Sox, 3 games to 1
  • MLB National League Championship: Philadelphia Phillies beat Los Angeles Dodgers, 3 games to 1
  • Washington Capitals 1st NHL overtime game losing to NY Islanders 8-7

Birthdays in Sport

  • Michael Fraser, Scottish football goalkeeper, born in Inverness, Scotland
  • Travis Pastrana, American motorsports competitor, born in Annapolis, Maryland