Events in Sport in October 1970

  • Oct 2 Billy Martin named manager of the Detriot Tigers
  • Oct 3 Baseball umpires call their 1st strike
  • Oct 4 KC Chiefs Jan Stenerud kicks 55-yard field goal
  • Oct 5 MLB National League Championship: Cincinnati Reds sweep Pittsburgh Pirates, 3 games to 0
  • Oct 5 MLB American League Championship: Baltimore Orioles beat Minnesota Twins, 3 games to 0
  • Oct 14 Cleveland Cavaliers lose to Buffalo Braves in their 1st game 107-92
  • Oct 15 Baltimore Orioles beat Cincinnati Reds, 4 games to 1 in 67th World Series

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Oct 18 Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Quality Chekd Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth
  • Oct 25 Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Women's Golf Charities Open
  • Oct 25 21st Formula One WDC: Jochen Rindt wins by five points (the only season in which the World Championship title has been awarded posthumously)
  • Oct 28 NBA Cleveland Cavaliers 1st home game, lose to San Diego 110-99