October 1, 1995 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • Cleveland Indians end MLB season at 100-44 to set record 30 game margin over 2nd place Kansas City Royals in AL Central final standings
  • German Benetton driver Michael Schumacher wins the Pacific Grand Prix at the TI Circuit in Aida, Japan to clinch his 2nd straight World Formula 1 Drivers Championship
  • In the 5th game of the season, Jacksonville Jaguars celebrate first-ever NFL regular season win with a 17-16 victory over the Houston Oilers at the Astrodome
  • Mike Mussina tosses Baltimore Oriole's 5th consecutive MLB shutout in season ending, 4-0 victory over Detroit Tigers
  • NY Yankees (AL) and Colorado Rockies (NL) become first wild-card teams in new MLB playoff system; Rox are first team to reach postseason before 7th year; post best ever record for a 3rd-year team, 10 games over .500 (77-67)