October 1990 in Sport

Events in Sport

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Oct 3 George Brett becomes 1st to lead league in batting in 3 decades

MLB Third Baseman George Brett
MLB Third Baseman
George Brett

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Oct 7 Beth Daniel wins LPGA Centel Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Beth Daniel
LPGA Golfer
Beth Daniel
  • Oct 10 MLB American League Championship: Oakland Athletics beat Boston Red Sox, 4 games to 0
  • Oct 12 MLB National League Championship: Cincinnati Reds beat Pittsburgh Pirates, 4 games to 2
  • Oct 14 Cathy Gerring wins LPGA Trophee Urban World Golf Championship

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Oct 14 SF 49er Joe Montana passes for 6 touchdowns vs Atlanta (45-35)

NFL Quarterback Joe Montana
NFL Quarterback
Joe Montana
  • Oct 16 Reds Eric Davis is 22nd player to homer in his 1st World Series at bat
  • Oct 20 Cincinnati Reds sweep Oakland A's in 86th World Series

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Oct 21 Esther Canseco calls Oakland A's manager Tony La Russa a "punk" for not starting husband Jose in the World Series

Baseball Manager Tony La Russa
Baseball Manager
Tony La Russa

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Oct 25 Evander Holyfield KOs Buster Douglas in 3 for heavyweight boxing title

  • Oct 27 Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Bayakoa, Fly So Free, In The Wings, Meadow Star, Royal Academy, Safely Kept, Unbridled

Birthdays in Sport

  • Oct 2 Dean Bouzanis, Australian soccer player
  • Oct 12 Henri Lansbury, English footballer
  • Oct 21 Ricky Rubio, Spanish basketball player

Deaths in Sport

  • Oct 4 Avis Bunnage, British actress (Rising Damp, Coronation Street), dies at 67
  • Oct 7 John "Cat" Thompson, basketball hall of famer, dies at 84
  • Oct 10 Dick Jorgensen, NFL referee, dies at 56