1902 US Open Men’s Golf, Garden City GC: Scotsman Laurie Auchterlonie sets new 72-hole event scoring record to win his only major title, 6 strokes ahead of Stewart Gardner and amateur Walter Travis
1902 Commencement of 1st Test Cricket between South Africa & Australia
1906 White Sox Ed Walsh strikes out then record 12 in a World Series game
1913 Baseball World Series: Philadelphia A’s beat NY Giants, 3-1 at Brush Stadium, NYC; clinch 4-1 series win for 3rd title in 10 years
1925 NY Giants play 1st NFL game, lose to Providence 14-0
1943 Baseball World Series: NY Yankees become first team to win 10 Championships; beat St. Louis Cardinals, 2-0 at Sportsman’s Park for 4 games to 1 series triumph
1948 Baseball World Series: Cleveland Indians beat Boston Braves, 4-3 at Braves Field to clinch series, 4 games to 2; Indians second championship in team history
1960 Radio/TV executive John Fetzer buys a controlling interest of Detroit Tigers
1971 60th Davis Cup: USA beats Romania in Charlotte (3-2)
1972 MLB National League Championship: Cincinnati Reds beat Pittsburgh Pirates, 3 games to 2
1973 MLB American League Championship: Oakland Athletics beat Baltimore Orioles, 3 games to 2
1980 Dallas Mavericks open debut NBA season with a 103-92 victory against interstate rival San Antonio Spurs at Reunion Arena
1981 Yanks beat Brewers 7-3 & win only Eastern Championship Series
1991 Chip Beck ties PGA record lowest 18 hole score of 59 during 3rd round of the Las Vegas Invitational at the Sunrise GC
2000 South African Cricket Board issues former captain Hansie Cronje with a life ban as a result of match-fixing allegations
2009 Presidents Cup Golf, Harding Park GC: US down International team, 19½–14½; their 2nd consecutive win by that score and 3rd straight overall
2020 Women’s PGA Championship, Aronimink GC: Sei Young KIm wins her first major title by 5 strokes from fellow South Korean Inbee Park; shoots tournament record total 266

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