1659 Peter Stuyvesant of New Netherlands forbids tennis playing during religious services (1st mention of tennis in US)
1882 British Open Men’s Golf, St Andrews: Bob Ferguson wins third consecutive Open title; beats fellow Scot Willie Fernie by 3 strokes
1887 8th America’s Cup: New York Yacht Club’s cutter Volunteer beats Scottish challenger Thistle by 11:48.75 seconds on corrected time to win series, 2-0 off Newport, RI
1904 White Sox lefty Doc White, pitches his 5th shutout in 18 days
1915 Red Sox clinch AL pennant by beating Detroit
1916 Giants lose to Braves 8-3, ends 26 consecutive win streak
1922 Yanks clinch pennant #2, beating Boston 3-1
1934 Babe Ruth’s final game as a Yankee, goes 0 for 3
1937 Ryder Cup Golf, Southport & Ainsdale GC: US wins 8-4; first time the host team loses the competition
1939 In the first televised college football game, Fordham beats Waynesburg, 34-7 at Randalls Island, NY
1939 Chicago pitcher Clint Brown sets MLB record with his 61st relief appearance as White Sox beat St. Louis Browns, 7-5
1947 Record World Series crowd of 73,365 see NY beat Brooklyn Dodgers, 5-3 in Game 1 at Yankee Stadium ($325,828); record broken in Game 6
1947 In first televised World Series Baseball game, NY Yankees beat Brooklyn Dodgers, 5-3 in Game 1 at Yankee Stadium; also largest WS crowd to date, 73,365
1949 Pirates Ralph Kiner hits his 54th HR & NL record 16th in September
1956 Phillies Robin Roberts gives up a major league record 46th HR
1956 White Sox Jim Derrington, 16, is youngest to start a game (he loses)
1962 NY Mets lose record 120th game as Cubs turn triple play & beat NY 5-1
1968 AL & NL umpires form a new Association of Major League Umpires
1971 Last Washington Senator home game, Yanks win career 5th forfeit game Yanks trailing 4-2 in 9th with 2 outs, fans rush field
1973 New York City Marathon: American Nina Kuscsik retains her crown in 2:57:07; Tom Fleming wins men’s race in 2:21:54
1973 Mel Gray begins NFL streak of 121 consecutive game receptions
1973 New York Yankees close 50th year at Yankee Stadium with an 8-5 loss to Detroit Tigers for an 80-82 season record; manager Ralph Houk resigns
1978 Major Indoor Soccer League grants 1st 6 franchises to Cincinnati
1978 Phillies clinch NL East title
1978 Cleveland, Houston, NY, Philadelphia & Pittsburgh Phillies win 3rd consecutive NL East Division title
1979 Milwaukee Brewers lose 5-0 ending 213 straight games without a shutout
1980 1,754 turn out to see Phillies play NY Mets at Shea Stadium
1981 International Olympic Committee votes to award Seoul, South Korea as host of the 1988 Summer Olympic Games
1984 California Angels Michael Witt is 11th to pitch a perfect baseball game
1984 California Angel Mike Witt, pitches a perfect game over Texas Rangers, 1-0
1988 Louise Ritter, US, jumps 6’8” to win Olympic gold medal
1988 Soviet Union beats Yugoslavia 76-63 to win the men’s basketball gold medal at the Seoul Olympics; US finishes 3rd; final time US field non-NBA team
1989 Toronto Blue Jays wins AL East title
1990 Chicago White Sox beat Seattle 2-1 in last game at Comiskey Park
1990 Pittsburgh Pirates wins NL East title
2007 FIFA Women’s World Cup Final, Hongkou Football Stadium, Shanghai, China: Birgit Prinz and Simone Laudehr score as Germany beats Brazil, 2-0
2007 Presidents Cup Golf, Royal Montreal GC: David Toms and Scott Verplank remain undefeated as US beats International team, 19½–14½
2012 Ryder Cup Golf, Medinah CC: Europe retains Cup 14½-13½; win 8 and tie 1 of the 12 singles matches after trailing 10-6
2018 Ryder Cup Golf, Le Golf National: Europe regains Cup with 17½–10½ win over the US; Italian Francesco Molinari wins all 5 matches; Sergio Garcia becomes biggest point scorer in event history with 25½
2018 New York Yankees suffer a 10-2 drubbing at the Boston Red Sox but accumulate a MLB record 267 home runs for the season; surpass Seattle Mariners previous mark of 264 in 1997

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