1917 Baseball World Series: Chicago White Sox beat NY Giants, 4-2 at Brush Stadium to clinch series, 4-2 for their second WS triumph
1923 Baseball World Series: NY Yankees beat NY Giants, 6-4 in Game 6 at the Polo Grounds for a 4-2 series win; Yankees first World Series victory
1925 Baseball World Series: Pittsburgh Pirates beat Washington Senators, 9-7 in Game 7 at Forbes Field for 4-3 series victory; Pirates first team to recover from 3–1 deficit in a 7-game series
1933 Philadelphia Eagles play 1st NFL game, lose to NY Giants 56-0
1935 NHL’s St Louis Eagles fold
1937 Rather than accept any trade offers, the Yanks release Tony Lazzeri
1945 Baseball Attendance hits record 10.28 million (Tigers 1.28 is highest)
1946 Baseball World Series: St Louis Cardinals beat Boston Red Sox, 4-3 at Sportsman’s Park to clinch series, 4 games to 3; Cards 6th championship
1957 Giants trade Minneapolis franchise to Red Sox for SF Seals-franchises only, not the players
1964 Baseball World Series: St Louis Cardinals win 7th title; beat NY Yankees, 7-5 at Busch Stadium to clinch series, 4-3; MVP: St Louis pitcher Bob Gibson
1964 American Al Oerter wins his third of 4 consecutive Olympic men’s discus titles at the Tokyo Olympics; beats Czech Ludvík Daněk by 0.08m
1964 American Don Schollander swims a world record 4:12.2 to win the 400m freestyle gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics; second of Schollander’s 4 gold medals at the Games
1964 American sprinter Bob Hayes equals world record 10.0s to beat Cuba’s Enrique Figuerola by 0.2s and win the men’s 100m gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics
1964 Soviet rower Vyacheslav Ivanov wins his third consecutive Olympic men’s single sculls gold medal at the Tokyo Games; also the reigning World and European champion
1964 Australian swimmer Ian O’Brien sets world record 2:27.8 to beat Soviet Georgy Prokopenko by 0.4s and win men’s 200m breaststroke gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics
1964 US women’s 4 x 100m freestyle relay team of Sharon Stouder, Donna de Varona, Lillian Watson & Kathy Ellis swims world record 4:03.8 to beat Australia by 3.1s and win the gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics
1968 Al Oerter of the US wins the men’s discus in Olympic record 64.78m at the Mexico City Games; Oerter’s unprecedented 4th consecutive Olympic discus title
1968 Australian Ralph Doubell runs a world record 1:44.40 to beat Kenyan Wilson Kiprugut and win the men’s 800m at the Mexico City Olympics
1968 British athlete David Hemery sets a world record 48.12s to beat Gerhard Hennige of West Germany and take the gold medal in the men’s 400m hurdles at the Mexico City Olympics
1968 American sprinter Wyomia Tyus wins her second consecutive Olympic 100m title with a world record 11.08s; beats teammate Barbara Ferrell by 0.08s for the gold medal at the Mexico City Games
1969 Madison Square Garden TV Network begins (Rangers vs North Stars)
1972 61st Davis Cup: USA beats Romania in Bucharest (3-2)
1972 Omni in Atlanta opens – Hawks beat NY Knicks 109-101
1974 Washington Capitals 1st NHL tie, playing LA Kings to 1-1 tie
1981 MLB American League Championship: New York Yankees beat Oakland Athletics, 3 games to 0
1983 NHL Chicago Black Hawks & Toronto Maple Leafs combine for fastest 5 goals (84 seconds), in a 10-8 Leaf win in Toronto
1986 Longest post season game, Mets beat Astros 7-6 in 16 & win NL pennant
1986 MLB National League Championship: New York Mets beat Houston Astros, 4 games to 2
1986 MLB American League Championship: Boston Red Sox beat California Angels, 4 games to 3
1987 NFL Players Association orders an end to 24 day strike; union fails to achieve demands short-term with no collective bargaining agreement in place
1988 NCAA record rushing yardage (768 yards-Oklahoma)
1988 With 2 outs in bottom of 9th, an injured Kirk Gibson hits dramatic 2 run HR to give Dodgers a 5-4 win in 1st game of World Series
1995 Carolina Panthers win 1st game ever beating NY Jets 26-15
1997 MLB American League Championship: Cleveland Indians beat Baltimore Orioles, 4 games to 2
2003 MLB National League Championship: Florida Marlins beat Chicago Cubs, 4 games to 3
2007 MLB National League Championship: Colorado Rockies beat Arizona Diamondbacks, 4 games to 0
2008 MLB National League Championship: Philadelphia Phillies beat Los Angeles Dodgers, 4 games to 1
2011 MLB American League Championship: Texas Rangers beat Detroit Tigers, 4 games to 2
2014 MLB American League Championship: Kansas City Royals beat Baltimore Orioles, 4 games to 0
2021 IPL Cricket Final, Dubai International Stadium: Chennai Super Kings win their 4th IPL title beating Kolkata Knight Riders by 27 runs; Faf du Plessis scores 86 off 59 balls for Player of the Match

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