Events in Sport in October 1949

  • Oct 2 St Louis Browns use 9 pitchers, lose to Whites Sox 4-3
  • Oct 2 Yanks & Red Sox, tied for 1st place, play final game of season. Yanks win 5-3 & clinch pennant #16
  • Oct 9 NY Yankees beat Dodgers 4 games to 1 in 46th World Series
  • Oct 10 3rd NHL All-Star Game: All-Stars beat Toronto 3-1 at Toronto

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Oct 14 Ezzard Charles TKOs Pat Valentino in 8 for heavyweight boxing title

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Ezzard Charles
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Ezzard Charles
  • Oct 16 1st NASCAR Sprint Cup: Red Byron wins
  • Oct 19 A's trade 2nd baseman Nellie Fox to White Sox for Joe Tipton
  • Oct 29 White Sox trade Joe Tipton to A's for Nellie Fox