October 2005 in Sport

Events in Sport

  • Oct 2 NFL plays first regular season game outside United States when the Arizona Cardinals defeat the San Francisco 49ers 31-14 in Mexico City, Mexico
  • Oct 16 56th Formula One WDC: Fernando Alonso wins by 21 points
  • Oct 16 MLB American League Championship: Chicago White Sox beat Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, 4 games to 1
  • Oct 19 MLB National League Championship: Houston Astros beat St. Louis Cardinals, 4 games to 2
  • Oct 26 Chicago White Sox defeat Houston Astros 4-0 in baseball's World Series championship, MVP: Jermaine Dye, Chicago

Deaths in Sport

  • Oct 15 Jason Collier, American basketball player (b. 1977)
  • Oct 18 Bill King, American sports broadcaster (b. 1927)
  • Oct 18 Johnny Haynes, English footballer (b. 1934)
  • Oct 28 Bob Broeg, American sports writer (b. 1918)
  • Oct 28 Tony Jackson, American basketball player (b. 1942)
  • Oct 30 Al Lopez, American baseball player and manager (b. 1908)