Events in Sport in October 1958

  • Oct 4 12th NHL All-Star Game, Montreal Forum: Maurice 'Rocket' Richard scores twice and brother Henri the winner as Montreal Canadiens beat All-Stars, 6-3
  • Oct 8 Braves Eddie Mathews strikes out for World Series record 11th time
  • Oct 9 NY Yankees beat Braves 4 games to 3 in 55th World Series
  • Oct 9 NY Yankees appear in 9 & win 7 of last 10 World Series
  • Oct 19 Stirling Moss wins season ending Moroccan Grand Prix at Ain-Diab but fellow Brit Mike Hawthorn takes World Championship of Drivers from Moss by just 1 point by finishing second; first British world champion
  • Oct 19 9th Formula One WDC: Mike Hawthorn wins by one point