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October 6, 1985 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

Event of interestEvent of Interest

French McLaren driver Alain Prost clinches his first Formula 1 World Drivers Championship with a 4th placing in the European Grand Prix at Brands Hatch

Formula 1 Racing Driver Alain Prost
Formula 1 Racing Driver
Alain Prost
  • New York Yankees knuckleballer Phil Niekro becomes 18th pitcher to win 300 games; at 46 becomes oldest to pitch a shut-out, beating Toronto 8-0