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Sports Moments in History for the week of October 18th
October 18th, 1974
- Nate Thurmond of the Chicago Bulls becomes the first NBA player to complete a quadruple double as he recorded 22 points, 14 rebounds, 13 assists, and 12 blocks.
October 19th, 1969
- Darryle Lamonica of the Oakland Raiders throws six touchdown passes against the Buffalo Bills.
October 20th, 1963
- Jim Brown of the Cleveland Browns sets the NFL single season rushing record with 1,863 yards.
October 21st, 1980
- The Philadelphia Phillies win their first World Series ever in the 98 year history of the franchise by defeating the Kansas City Royals 4 games to 1.
October 22nd, 1939
- The first ever TV NFL game was played between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Brooklyn Dodgers.
October 23rd, 1993
- Joe Carter hits just the second baseball World Series winning home run as the Toronto Blue Jays win Game 6 of the 1993 World Series defeating the Philadelphia Phillies 4 games to 2.
October 24th, 1989
- After a week delay due to a major earthquake, the 1989 World Series game 3 is played between the Oakland A’s and the San Francisco Giants.
Written by: David Green