October 2002 in Sport

Events in Sport


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 13 53rd Formula One WDC: Michael Schumacher wins by 67 points

Formula 1 Driver Michael Schumacher
Formula 1 Driver
Michael Schumacher
  • Oct 13 MLB American League Championship: Anaheim Angels beat Minnesota Twins, 4 games to 1
  • Oct 14 MLB National League Championship: San Francisco Giants beat St. Louis Cardinals, 4 games to 1
  • Oct 27 Anaheim Angels defeat San Francisco Giants 4-3 in baseball's World Series championship, MVP: Troy Glaus, Anaheim

Deaths in Sport

  • Oct 5 Chuck Rayner, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1920)
  • Oct 8 Jacques Richard, French Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1952)
  • Oct 12 Audrey Mestre, French diver (b. 1974)
  • Oct 17 Aileen Riggin, American swimmer (b. 1906)
  • Oct 24 Herman Gaviria, Colombian football player (b. 1969)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Oct 25 Richard Harris, Irish actor (A Man Called Horse, This Sporting Life) and singer (MacArthur Park) dies of Hodgkin's disease at 72

Actor and Singer Richard Harris
Actor and Singer
Richard Harris