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This Day in Sports History (10/11/2020 – (10/17/2020)


October 11th, 1927

  • Lou Gehrig was named MLB’s MVP.

October 12th, 1907

  • The Chicago Cubs defeated the Detroit Tigers four games to 0 with one tie in the 4th MLB World Series.

October 13th, 1903

  • The Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Boston Americans 5 games to 3 in the first ever MLB World Series.

October 14th, 1906

  • All Chicago World Series: the Chicago White Sox win four games to two against the Chicago Cubs in the 3rd MLB World Series.

October 15th, 1989

  • Wayne Gretzky surpasses Gordie Howe as the National Hockey League's all time top scorer.

October 16th, 1968

  • Milwaukee Bucks play their first game ever as they lost to the Chicago Bulls with a final score of 89 – 84.

October 17th, 1860

  • First ever professional golf tournament was held. Willie Park won the tournament that was played in Scotland.

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