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This Day in Sports History (11/1/2020 – (11/7/2020)
November 1st, 1924
- The First US NHL franchise was founded in the Boston Bruins.
November 2nd, 1969
- Record of 12 passing touchdowns in an NFL game. New Orleans Saints' Billy Kramer and Saint Louis Rams' Charlie Johnson both passed for six touchdowns.
November 3rd, 1989
- Minnesota Timberwolves' first NBA game is played as they lost to the Seattle Super Sonics with a final score of 106 to 94.
November 4th, 2001
- The Arizona Diamondbacks defeated the three time defending World Series Champion New York Yankees in seven games to win their first baseball World Series Championship ever.
November 5th, 1933
- Chicago Bears' 30 game unbeaten streak ends as the Chicago Bears lost to the Boston Redskins with a final score of 10 to 0.
November 6th, 1969
- First baseball Cy Young Award tie occurs between Mike Cuellar of the Baltimore Orioles and Denny McLain of the Detroit Tigers.
November 7th, 1991
- NBA legend Earvin "Magic" Johnson announces he has tested positive for HIV virus, and that he is retiring from playing for the Los Angeles Lakers.
Written by: David Green