1908 Edmonton Rugby Foot-ball Club re-organizes as Esquimoux
1909 Baseball World Series: Pittsburgh Pirates beat Detroit Tigers, 8-0 at Bennett Park to clinch 4-3 series win; Tigers’ third straight WS defeat
1912 Baseball World Series: Boston Red Sox beat NY Giants, 3-2 at Fenway Park to clinch a 4-3-1 series win; series extended to 8 games as one game tied due to darkness
1916 Dodger manager Wilbert Robinson given $5,000 bonus
1921 Jim Conzelman takes over as coach of Rock Island Independents from Frank Coughlin-only mid-game coaching change in NFL history
1942 National Boxing Association freezes titles of those serving in armed services
1949 1st NASCAR Sprint Cup: Red Byron wins
1962 Baseball World Series: NY Yankees win 20th championship; beat SF Giants, 1-0 at Candlestick Park for 4 games to 3 series victory; MVP: Yankees pitcher Ralph Terry
1964 US men’s 4 × 100m medley relay team of Thompson Mann, Bill Craig, Fred Schmidt & Steve Clark swim world record 3:58.4 to beat Germany by 3.2s and win gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics
1964 In an incredibly close women’s 100m final at the Tokyo Olympics American sprinter Wyomia Tyus runs 11.4s to beat teammate Edith McGuire by 0.2s; Ewa Kłobukowska of Poland takes bronze with the same time as McGuire
1964 American swimmer Sharon Strouder sets world record 1:04.7 to beat Ada Kok of the Netherlands by 0.9s and win the women’s 100m butterfly at the Tokyo Olympics
1968 Milwaukee Bucks play their 1st game losing 89-84 to Chicago Bulls
1968 Jim Dorey sets Toronto Maple Leaf penalty records (48 mins on 9 penalties in a game & 44 minutes on 7 penalties in a period)
1968 American Bob Seagren, Claus Schiprowski of West Germany and East German Wolfgang Nordwig all record 5.40m in the final of the pole vault at the Mexico City Olympics; Seagren awarded gold on countback
1969 Baseball World Series: 100-1 shot NY Mets beat Baltimore Orioles, 5-3 at Shea Stadium for upset 4-1 series win; MVP: Mets 1B Donn Clendenon
1969 Met Cleon Jones awarded 1st base when shoe polish on ball proves he is hit by a pitch, he scores on a HR in World Series
1976 Toronto Maple Leaf Lanny McDonald scores a hat trick in 2 min 54 sec
1983 Baseball World Series: Baltimore Orioles beat Philadelphia Phillies, 5-0 for 4 games to 1 series victory; MVP: Baltimore catcher Rick Dempsey
1985 KC Royals & St Louis Cardinals win their league championships
1985 MLB National League Championship: St. Louis Cardinals beat Los Angeles Dodgers, 4 games to 2
1985 MLB American League Championship: Kansas City Royals beat Toronto Blue Jays, 4 games to 3
1988 Orel Hirsheiser, 1st to pitch shutout in playoff & World Series
1990 Reds Eric Davis is 22nd player to homer in his 1st World Series at bat
1991 Dallas Mavericks Roy Tarpley becomes 7th to be banned from NBA for life under the league’s anti-drug agreement
2000 MLB National League Championship: New York Mets beat St. Louis Cardinals, 4 games to 1
2003 MLB American League Championship: New York Yankees beat Boston Red Sox, 4 games to 3
2005 MLB American League Championship: Chicago White Sox beat Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, 4 games to 1
2011 MLB National League Championship: St. Louis Cardinals beat Milwaukee Brewers, 4 games to 2
2014 MLB National League Championship: San Francisco Giants beat St. Louis Cardinals, 4 games to 1
2016 Ed Whitlock at 85 becomes oldest person to complete a marathon under 4 hours, at Toronto Waterfront Marathon in 3 hours 56 minutes

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