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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.
Written by: David Green