October 13, 1996 in Sport

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

  • 47th Formula One WDC: Damon Hil wins by 19 points
  • Annika Sorenstam wins Betsy King LPGA Golf Classic
  • MLB American League Championship: New York Yankees beat Baltimore Orioles, 4 games to 1
  • NY Jet Nick Lowrey breaks Jan Stenerud NFL field goal record at 374
  • Yanks (3) & Orioles (3) combine to tie play off record of 6 HRs

Deaths in Sport

  • RenĂ© Lacoste [the Crocodile], French tennis player (7 grand slam titles) and businessman, dies at 92