Events in Sport for Year 1989 (Part 2)

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Aug 20th - Howard Johnson joins Barry Bonds & Willie Mays to hit 30 HRs & steal 30 bases
Aug 22nd - Nolan Ryan strikes out his 5,000th batter (Rickey Henderson)
Aug 23rd - LA Dodgers beat Montreal Expos, 1-0, in 22 innings (Rick Dempsey HR)
Aug 24th - Pete Rose is suspended from baseball for life for gambling
Aug 27th - 89th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Chris Patton
Aug 27th - Betsy King wins LPGA Nestle World Golf Championship
Aug 27th - Tina Barrett wins LPGA Mitsubishi Motors Ocean State Golf Open
Aug 28th - Frank Viola & Mets outduel Orel Hershiser & Dodgers 1-0
Sep 4th - Beth Daniel wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic
Sep 5th - Chris Evert last US Open match, she is defeated by Zina Garrison
Sep 8th - George Brett gets his 2,500th hit
Sep 9th - 109th Women's U.S. Open: Steffi Graf beats Martina Navratilova (3-6, 7-5, 6-1)
Sep 10th - Muffin Spencer-Devlin wins LPGA Cellular One-Ping Golf Championship
Sep 10th - Deion Sanders returns a punt 68 yards for a touchdown, the first in his career
Tennis Legend Boris BeckerTennis Legend Boris Becker Sep 10th - 109th Men's U.S. Open: Boris Becker beats Ivan Lendl (7-6, 1-6, 6-3, 7-6)
Sep 13th - Fay Vincent elected baseball's 8th commissioner
Sep 14th - Calgary Flames become 1st NHL team to play in USSR, win 4-2
Sep 17th - Beth Daniel wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic
Sep 17th - NYC court of appeals overturns lower court decision & returns America's Cup back to US (from NZ)
Sep 19th - Appeals court restores America's Cup to US after NY Supreme Court gave it to NZ (NZ protested US's use of a catamaran)
Sep 22nd - Cards outfielder Leon Durham suspended for 60 days due to drugs
Sep 23rd - Blue Jays bat out of order against Brewers in 6th inning
Sep 24th - 28th Ryder Cup: US & Europe draw, 14-14 at The Belfry, England
Sep 24th - Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Nippon Travel-MBS Golf Classic
MLB Pitching Legend Nolan RyanMLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan Sep 30th - Nolan Ryan's perfect game broken in 8th, but gets his 300th strikeout
Sep 30th - Toronto Blue Jays wins AL East title
Oct 1st - Beth Daniel wins LPGA Konica San Jose Golf Classic
Oct 1st - Dallas Cowboy, Ed "Too Tall" Jones, records his 1,000th NFL tackle
Oct 7th - Howard Stern's US Open Sores Tennis match
Oct 7th - Rickey Henderson steals a record 8 bases in a play off (5 games)
Oct 8th - Oakland beats Toronto, 4-3 in Game 5, to advance to the World Series
Oct 8th - MLB American League Championship: Oakland Athletics beat Toronto Blue Jays, 4 games to 1
Oct 9th - 27th Tennis Fed Cup: USA beats Spain in Tokyo Japan (3-0)
Oct 9th - 1st NFL game coached by an African American (Art Shell), his LA Raiders beat NY Jets 14-7 on Monday Night Football
Oct 9th - MLB National League Championship: San Francisco Giants beat Chicago Cubs, 4 games to 1
MLB Outfielder Rickey HendersonMLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson Oct 13th - Bob Quinn resigns as NY Yankee VP/GM & replaced by Harding Peterson
Oct 14th - Dave Stewart is 1st since 1976 to start consecutive World Series openers
Oct 14th - Texas A&I, Johnny Bailey sets NCAA season rush record at 6,085 yards
Oct 15th - Wayne Gretzky passes Gordie Howes as NHL's all time top scorer
Oct 17th - Earthquake in SF (6.9) cancels 3rd game of World Series, kills 67
Oct 21st - Betram Lee & Peter Bynoe purchase the Denver Nuggets for $65m - 1st African American owners of a major sports team,
Oct 22nd - Denver Nuggets beat Jugoplastika Split 135-129 in 3rd McDonald Open
Oct 24th - After a weeks delay due to earthquake, World Series game 3 is played
Oct 28th - Oakland A's sweep SF Giants in earthquake/BART series
Oct 29th - Colleen Walker wins LPGA Nichirei Golf International
Oct 29th - Ozzie Newsome ends NFL streak of 150 consecutive game receptions
Nov 1st - Pakistan beat West Indies by 4 wickets to win Cricket's Nehru Cup
MLB Player and Manager Pete RoseMLB Player and Manager Pete Rose Nov 3rd - Lou Piniella is named manager of the Reds, replacing banned Pete Rose
Nov 3rd - Minn Timberwolves' 1st NBA game, loses to Seattle, 106-94
Nov 4th - First NBA game at Orlando Arena, Orlando Magic loses to NJ Nets, 111-106
Nov 4th - Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Bayakoa, Dancing Spree, Go for Wand, Prized, Rhythm, Steinlen, Sunday Silence
Nov 5th - 20th NYC Marathon won by Juma Ikangaa in 2:08:01
Nov 5th - Elaine Crosby wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic
Nov 5th - US plays El Salvador in 3rd round of 1990 world soccer cup
Nov 5th - 40th Formula One WDC: Alain Prost wins by 16 points
Nov 7th - Balt's Gregg Olson is 1st relief pitcher to win AL Rookie of Year
Nov 8th - Cubs Jerome Walton wins the NL Rookie of Year
Nov 14th - Padres reliever Mark Davis wins NL Cy Young Award
Nov 15th - Test Cricket debut of Waqar Younis & Sachin Tendulkar at Karachi
Cricketer Sachin TendulkarCricketer Sachin Tendulkar Nov 15th - Walter Davis (Denver) begins NBA free throw streak of 53 games
Nov 17th - Bret Saberhagen signs record $2,966,667 per year KC Royal contract
Nov 19th - US beats Trinidad, 1-0 qualifing for 1990 world soccer cup finals it was US' 1st qualification since 1950
Nov 19th - 39th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Rusty Wallace wins
Nov 20th - Milwaukee Brewers center fielder Robin Yount wins AL MVP
Nov 22nd - Kirby Pucket signs record $3,000,000 per year Minnesota Twins contract
Nov 23rd - "Bounty Bowl", the Philadelphia Eagles defeat the Dallas Cowboys 27-0 on Thanksgiving in an ill-tempered game that featured several scuffles and injuries, after which Cowboys coach Jimmy Johnson accuses Eagles coach Buddy Ryan of placing bounties on players
Nov 24th - Tendulkar scores a Test Cricket fifty age 16 years 214 days, a record
NFL Head Coach Jimmy JohnsonNFL Head Coach Jimmy Johnson Nov 25th - David Boon scores 200 v NZ at cricket WACA
Nov 26th - 77th CFL Grey Cup: Saskatchewan defeats Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 43-40
Nov 28th - Rickey Henderson signs record $3,000,000 per year Oak A's contract
Nov 28th - Romanian gymnast Nadia Comaneci flees to Hungary
Dec 2nd - 55th Heisman Trophy Award: Andre Ware, Houston (QB)
Dec 2nd - 54th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 30-20 in Auburn
Dec 3rd - Pat Bradley/Bill Glasson win LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
Dec 11th - Mark Davis signs record $3.25 million per year KC Royals contract
Dec 13th - Walter Davis (Denver) ends NBA free throw streak of 53 games
Dec 16th - Commencement of 1st Test Cricket play at Bellerive Oval, Hobart (v SL)
Dec 17th - 78th Davis Cup: Germany beats Sweden in Stuttgart (3-2)
Dec 17th - Michael Bevan scores cricket century on 1st-class debut (114 SA v WA)
LPGA Golfer Pat BradleyLPGA Golfer Pat Bradley Dec 17th - Patti Rizzo/Mike Hill win LPGA Mazda Golf Championship
Dec 19th - Larry Bird (Celtics) begins NBA free throw streak of 71 games
Dec 26th - ODI debut for Mark Taylor & Sanath Jayasuriya at cricket MCG
Dec 27th - Oregon begins taking bids on NBA games
Dec 29th - Wayne Gretzky & Martina Navratilova, named athletes of decade by AP
Dec 31st - Jockey Kent Desormeaux sets record with 598 wins in a year

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