Events in Sport in October 1967

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Oct 1 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Ladies' LA Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Oct 2 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Seven Lakes Golf Invitational

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright
  • Oct 4 1st World Series since 1948 not to feature NY Yankees, Giants or the Dodgers
  • Oct 11 World Series record 3 consecutive HRs (Carl Yastremski, Reggie Smith, & Rico Petrocelli) by Red Sox
  • Oct 12 St Louis Cards beat Boston Red Sox, 4 games to 3 in 64th World Series as Lou Brock steals a record 7 bases in 1 World Series
  • Oct 18 AL votes to allow Athletics to move from KC to Oakland & expand league to 12 teams in 1971 with KC & Seattle teams
  • Oct 19 Igor Ter-Ovanesyan of USSR, sets then long jump record at 27' 4 3/4"
  • Oct 22 17th Ryder Cup: US wins 23½-8½ at Champions Golf Club (Houston, Texas, US)
  • Oct 22 Ian Brayshaw (W Aus v Vic, Perth) takes all 10 cricket wkts
  • Oct 22 Murle Lindstrom wins LPGA Carlsbad Jaycee Golf Open
  • Oct 22 18th Formula One WDC: Denny Hulme wins by five points
  • Oct 23 NJ Americans (later NY/NJ Nets) play 1st ABA game
  • Oct 29 Danny Abramowicz begins NFL streak of 105 consecutive game receptions
  • Oct 29 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Alamo Ladies' Golf Open
  • Oct 30 Arthur Allyn says White Sox will play 9 games in Milwaukee in 1968
  • Oct 30 Ferdinand Bracke bicycles world record time (48,093 km)