1882 1st World Series Baseball Game 1: Cincinnati Red Stockings (AA) beat Chicago White Stockings (NL), 4-0 at Bank Street Grounds, Cincinnati
1908 Tigers beat White Sox, 7-0 to win AL pennant
1908 Yanks lose 100th game of year go 51-103 for season
1910 Braves beat Phillies 20-7
1919 Chicago White Sox catcher Ray Schalk is 2nd man ejected from a Baseball World Series in Game 5 vs Cincinnati Reds; angered when pitchers Eddie Cicotte & Lefty Williams refuse to follow his signals during 5-0 loss
1920 1st brothers oppose each other in World Series, Cleve’s Wheeler Johnston pinch-hits as brother Jimmy plays 3rd base for Bkln
1921 Fewest hits in a Baseball World Series game; NY Yankees beat NY Giants 3-0 at Polo Grounds in Game 2, on 3 hits to Giants 2
1923 1st NL unassisted triple play (Ernie Padgett, Braves against Phillies)
1936 Baseball World Series: Yankees beat Giants, 13-5 at the Polo Grounds to win all-New York series, 4-2
1941 Baseball World Series: NY Yankees beat Brooklyn Dodgers, 3-1 at Ebetts Field for a 4 games to 1 series win; Yankees 5th title in 6 years and 9th overall
1945 Tavern owner ”Billy Goat” Sianis buys seat for his goat for Game 4 of Baseball World Series, is escorted out and casts goat curse on Chicago Cubs
1947 Baseball World Series: NY Yankees beat Brooklyn Dodgers, 5-2 at Yankee Stadium to clinch series, 4 games to 3; 11th championship in team history
1959 Chicago White Sox beat LA Dodgers, 1-0 in Game 5 of Baseball World Series at LA Memorial Coliseum; World Series record attendance 92,706
1962 16th NHL All-Star Game, Maple Leaf Garden, Toronto, ON: Toronto Maple Leafs beat All-Stars, 4-1; MVP: Eddie Shack, Toronto, LW
1969 MLB National League Championship: New York Mets sweep Atlanta Braves, 3 games to 0
1969 MLB American League Championship: Baltimore Orioles beat Minnesota Twins, 3 games to 0
1971 MLB National League Championship: Pittsburgh Pirates beat San Francisco Giants, 3 games to 1
1974 Brazilian McLaren driver Emerson Fittipaldi finishes 4th in the US Grand Prix at Watkins Glen to win his second Formula 1 World Drivers Championship by 3 points from Clay Ragazzoni
1976 John Hathaway completes 50,600 mile bicycle tour of every continent
1977 Yankees win AL pennant by rallying for 3 runs in 9th to beat KC Royals 5-3 in 5th & deciding playoff game
1979 MLB American League Championship: Baltimore Orioles beat California Angels, 3 games to 1
1983 NY Jets announce they are leaving Shea for Meadowlands
1985 New York Yankees knuckleballer Phil Niekro becomes 18th pitcher to win 300 games; at 46 becomes oldest to pitch a shut-out, beating Toronto 8-0
1988 Oakland A’s sweep Boston Red Sox in 4 games for AL pennant
1991 NY Met David Cone ties NL record by striking out 19 Phillies
1991 Orioles’ last game at Baltimore’s Memorial Stadium (vs Det Tigers)
1995 Colorodo Avalanche (former Que Nordiques) 1st NHL game, beat Detroit
1996 NY Jet Nick Lowrey ties Jan Stenerud with 373 NFL field goals
2010 Phillies ace Roy Halladay pitches only the 2nd postseason no-hitter in MLB history in Game 1 NLDS, 4-0 v Cincinnati Reds, at Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia
2012 New Zealand wins inaugural Rugby Championship with a 32-16 win over South Africa in Johannesburg; undefeated All Blacks score 4 tries to 1 with Dan Carter booting 3 conversions, a penalty & dropped goal
2013 Presidents Cup Golf, Muirfield Village GC: US wins for 5th successive time with an 18½–15½ victory over the International team
2017 Vegas Golden Knights make their NHL debut in Dallas, winning 2-1 over the Stars
2018 Australia records the biggest comeback in Rugby Championship history in beating Argentina 45-34 in Salta; Wallabies trial 31-7 at halftime but score 5 second half tries to none to overwhelm Pumas
2018 Khabib Nurmagomedov of Dagestan beats Irishman Conor McGregor by 4th round submission in UFC lightweight title fight in Las Vegas; instantly marred by ugly post-fight brawling incident; belt withheld pending investigation
2018 New Zealand claims 6th overall, and 3rd straight Rugby Championship with 32-20 win over South Africa in Pretoria; All Blacks outscore Springboks 4 tries to 3

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