Events in Sport in October 1959

  • Oct 1 1st World Series since 1948 not to feature a NY team (LA vs Chic)
  • Oct 3 13th NHL All-Star Game: Montreal beat All-Stars 6-1 at Montreal
  • Oct 4 1st World Series game played west of St Louis (in LA)

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Oct 4 Cleveland Browns' Jim Brown makes club record 37 rushing attempts

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  • Oct 4 LA Dodgers set World Series attendance record at 92,394
  • Oct 6 Single game World Series attendence record set (92,706 in LA)
  • Oct 8 LA Dodgers beat Chicago White Sox, 4 games to 2 in 56th World Series
  • Oct 28 Buffalo Bills enter AFL
  • Oct 29 10 nation soccer league to play all games on NY Randalls Is, announced