1888 ”World Championship” Baseball Series, Sportsman’s Park, St. Louis; St. Louis Browns rout NY Giants, 18-7 in Game 10 but lose series, 6-4
1931 Chuhei Numbu of Japan, sets then long jump record at 26′ 2½”
1961 American Basketball League starts play
1973 1st time Islanders beat Rangers-3-2
1974 French runner Chantal Langlacé sets female world marathon record (2:46:24) in Neuf-Brisach, France
1979 Islanders score 2 goals within 6 seconds 3 goals within 44 seconds
1980 Astros owner John McMullen replaces GM Tal Smith with Al Rosen
1980 Dave Gryllis sets world bicycle speed record of 94.37 kph
1984 Washington State University’s running back Rueben Mayes sets collegiate football record of 357 yards rushing in one game (at Oregon)
1985 16th NYC Marathon won by Orlando Pizzolato in 2:11:34
1985 Anthony Carter begins NFL streak of 100+ consecutive game receptions
1985 Baseball World Series: KC Royals rout St Louis Cardinals, 11-0 at Royals Stadium for 4 games to 3 series win; MVP: KC pitcher Bret Saberhagen
1986 Baseball World Series: NY Mets win their second title; beat Boston Red Sox, 8-5 at Shea Stadium for 4 games to 3 series win; MVP: Mets infielder Ray Knight
1990 Breeders’ Cup Horse Racing, Belmont Park; winners: Bayakoa, Fly So Free, In The Wings, Meadow Star, Royal Academy, Safely Kept, Unbridled
1991 Baseball World Series: Minnesota Twins beat Atlanta Braves, 1-0 in 10 in Game 7 at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome; win 2nd title since move to Minneapolis; MVP: Twins pitcher Jack Morris
1992 Don Baylor appointed 1st manager of Colorado Rockies
1995 Contract finalizing Cleveland Browns’ move to Balt is signed
1995 South African fast bowler Meyrick Pringle takes cricket hat-trick in England tour game at Soweto
1996 US beats Japan, 21½-14½, at Nichirei International Golf Tournament
1999 Baseball World Series: New York Yankees beat Atlanta, 4-1 in Game 4 at Yankee Stadium to sweep Braves and retain title; MVP: Yankees closer Mariano Rivera
2001 13th College Football Holy War: Boston College beats Notre Dame 21-17 in Chestnut Hill
2001 Breeders’ Cup Horse Racing, Belmont Park; winners: Tiznow, Johannesburg, Unbridled Elaine, Fantastic Light, Val Royal, Banks Hill, Tempera, Squirtle Squirt
2002 Baseball World Series: Anaheim beats San Francisco Giants, 4-1 in Game 7 at Edison Field to win Angels’ first title; MVP: Anaheim 1st baseman Troy Glaus
2004 Baseball World Series: Boston beats St. Louis, 3-0 in Game 4 at Busch Stadium to sweep Cardinals and win Red Sox first title since 1918; MVP: Boston outfielder Manny Ramirez
2006 Baseball World Series: St. Louis beats Detroit Tigers, 4-2 in Game 5 at Busch Stadium to win Cardinals’ 10th title in franchise history; MVP: Cardinals infielder David Eckstein
2007 Breeders’ Cup Horse Racing, Monmouth Park; Day 2 winners: Indian Blessing, War Pass, Lahudood, Midnight Lute, Kip Deville, Ginger Punch, English Channel, Curlin
2011 MLB World Series Game 6: St. Louis Cardinal 3B David Freese hits game-tying 2 run triple with 2 outs in the 9th and then hits walk-off home run in the 11th
2018 EPL club Leicester City’s billionaire Thai owner, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha dies in a helicopter crash in the carpark outside the club’s King Power Stadium following 1-1 draw against West Ham United
2018 LA Dodgers beat the Boston Red Sox, 3-2 in Game 3 of baseball’s World Series; a record 46 players used by both teams; Boston go on to win 4 games to 1
2020 Baseball World Series: LA Dodgers beat Tampa Bay Rays, 3-1 in Game 6 at Globe Life Field, Arlington to win first title in 32 years; MVP: Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager
2020 Organizers of 96th East-West Shrine Bowl college football all-star game, benefiting Shriners Hospitals for Children, announce cancellation of game scheduled for January 23, 2021, in St. Petersburg, Florida, due to COVID-19 issues.

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