1889 ”World Championship” Baseball Series, Polo Grounds, NYC: defending champion NY Giants (NL) beat Brooklyn Bridegrooms (AA), 3-2 in Game 9 to claim series, 6-3
1910 Hamilton running back / kicker Ben Simpson lands CFL record 11 singles in Tigers 14-7 win over Montreal at Montreal AAA Grounds
1920 Ed Barrow appointed GM of NY Yankees
1931 Lefty Grove, A’s pitcher who won 31 games, is named the AL’s MVP
1939 NHL Babe Seibert Memorial Game: All-Stars beat Montreal 5-3
1945 Happy Chandler resigns as US Senator, remains as baseball commissioner
1949 White Sox trade Joe Tipton to A’s for Nellie Fox
1950 Detroit Lions Wally Triplett achieves a kickoff return yardage of 294 yards against the LA Rams, the second highest in a single-game in NFL history
1950 Cleveland Browns’ Marion Motley sets record for highest avg gain in a game with 17.1 (10 attempts), Cleveland 45, Pittsburgh 7
1950 2nd NASCAR Sprint Cup: Bill Rexford wins
1959 10 nation soccer league to play all games on NY Randalls Is, announced
1961 13th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Ned Jarrett wins
1964 Bobby Simpson completes cricket century in each innings v Pakistan
1967 Danny Abramowicz begins NFL streak of 105 consecutive game receptions
1972 Don Cockroft of Cleveland Browns kicks 57-yard field goal
1981 Bill Giles becomes CEO of Philadelphia Phillies
1984 NY Marathon won by Orlando Pizzolato (2:14:53) and Greta Weitz (2:29:30)
1985 Cards’ Joaquin Andujar suspended for 10 games for bumping an umpire
1986 Kirk Muller scores NJ Devil record 6 point, beat Penguins, 8-6
1986 Pakistan cricket leg-spin bowler Abdul Qadir takes 6-16 as the West Indies dismissed for 53 in 186 run defeat in 1st Test at Faisalabad
1989 Ozzie Newsome ends NFL streak of 150 consecutive game receptions
1991 Buck Showalter replaces Stump Merrill as NY Yankee manager
2005 Breeders’ Cup Horse Racing, Belmont Park; winners: Saint Liam, Stevie Wonderboy, Pleasant Home, Shirocco, Intercontinental, Folklore, Artie Schiller, Silver Train
2008 Baseball World Series: Philadelphia beats Tampa Bay Rays, 4-3 in Game 5 at Citizens Bank Park for Phillies second title in their 126-year history; MVP: Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels
2014 Baseball World Series: San Francisco beats Kansas City Royals, 3-2 in Game 7 at Kauffman Field, KC to win Giants’ 3rd title in 5 years; MVP: SF starter Madison Bumgarner
2018 Golden State shooting guard Klay Thompson breaks NBA record previously held by teammate Stephen Curry for most 3-pointers in a game with 14 in Warriors’ 149-124 win over the Bulls in Chicago

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