Events in Sport for October 1989

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Events 1 - 20 of 20

1st - Beth Daniel wins LPGA Konica San Jose Golf Classic
1st - Dallas Cowboy, Ed "Too Tall" Jones, records his 1,000th NFL tackle
7th - Howard Stern's US Open Sores Tennis match
7th - Rickey Henderson steals a record 8 bases in a play off (5 games)
8th - Oakland beats Toronto, 4-3 in Game 5, to advance to the World Series
8th - MLB American League Championship: Oakland Athletics beat Toronto Blue Jays, 4 games to 1
9th - 27th Tennis Fed Cup: USA beats Spain in Tokyo Japan (3-0)
9th - 1st NFL game coached by an African American (Art Shell), his LA Raiders beat NY Jets 14-7 on Monday Night Football
9th - MLB National League Championship: San Francisco Giants beat Chicago Cubs, 4 games to 1
13th - Bob Quinn resigns as NY Yankee VP/GM & replaced by Harding Peterson
14th - Dave Stewart is 1st since 1976 to start consecutive World Series openers
14th - Texas A&I, Johnny Bailey sets NCAA season rush record at 6,085 yards
15th - Wayne Gretzky passes Gordie Howes as NHL's all time top scorer
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21st - Betram Lee & Peter Bynoe purchase the Denver Nuggets for $65m - 1st African American owners of a major sports team,
22nd - Denver Nuggets beat Jugoplastika Split 135-129 in 3rd McDonald Open
24th - After a weeks delay due to earthquake, World Series game 3 is played
28th - Oakland A's sweep SF Giants in earthquake/BART series
29th - Colleen Walker wins LPGA Nichirei Golf International
29th - Ozzie Newsome ends NFL streak of 150 consecutive game receptions

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