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This Day in Sports History (11/3/2019 – 11/09/2019)

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November 3rd, 1989

  • The Minnesota Timberwolves play their first NBA game. They lost to the Seattle Super Sonics 106-94.

November 4th, 2001

  • The Arizona Diamondbacks defeat the defending World Series Champion New York Yankees in seven games to win their first MLB World Series.

November 5th, 2008

  • Greg Maddux wins his 18th MLB Gold Glove Award for fielding excellence in the National League.

November 6th, 1969

  • First MLB Cy Young Award tie (Mike Cuellar of the Baltimore Orioles and Denny McLain of the Detroit Tigers tied for the award).

November 7th, 1991

  • Magic Johnson announced he tested positive for HIV and retired from the NBA.

November 8th, 1970

  • Tom Dempsey of New Orleans Saints kicks NFL record 63-yard field goal.

November 9th, 1965

  • Willie Mays wins the MLB National League Most Valuable Player Award.

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