Events in Sport in October 1962

  • Oct 1 SF beats Dodgers, 8-0 in 1st of best-of-3 NL playoff
  • Oct 3 Dodgers set major league-record season attendance of 2,755,184

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 4 Whitey Ford's World Series 33 2/3 scoreless inning streak ends

MLB Pitcher Whitey Ford
MLB Pitcher
Whitey Ford
  • Oct 6 16th NHL All-Star Game: Toronto beat All4-Stars -1 at Toronto
  • Oct 7 8th LPGA Championship won by Judy Kimball

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Oct 14 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Thunderbird Tourney Golf Tournament

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth
  • Oct 16 Yanks (20th championship) beat SF Giants 4 games to 3 in World Series
  • Oct 16 NY Yankees appear in 12 & win 9 of last 14 World Series

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Oct 21 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Carlsbad Cavern Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright
  • Oct 28 NY Giant YA Tittle passes for 7 touchdowns vs Wash Redskins (49-34)