Events in Sport for October 1991

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Events 1 - 33 of 33

2nd - Eric Lindros refuses to sign with Quebec Nordiques
2nd - Steffi Graf becomes the youngest woman to win 500 professional tennis matches
2nd - Toronto Blue Jays clinches AL East title & becomes 1st team to draw 4 million fans
4th - NHL NY Rangers trade Bernie Nichols to Edmonton for Mark Messier
4th - San Jose Sharks lose 4-3 to Vancouver Canucks in their 1st NHL game
5th - NJ Devils begin their 10th Anniversary with a 7-2 win over the Blues
5th - Carlos Huerta's NCAA record streak of successful points after a touchdown ends at 157
5th - Fresno State ties NCAA record with 49 points in a quarter, as they route New Mexico 94-17
6th - Meg Mallon wins LPGA Daikyo World Golf Championship
6th - NY Met David Cone ties NL record by striking out 19 Phillies
6th - Orioles' last game at Baltimore's Memorial Stadium (vs Det Tigers)
7th - Scorecard Harry, Space Appeal & Cafe Lex in 9th race at Belmont, creating 2nd triple dead heat in NY thoroughbred racing history
LPGA Golfer Meg MallonLPGA Golfer Meg Mallon 9th - San Jose Sharks beat Calgary for their 1st NHL win, 4-3
11th - Chip Beck ties PGA lowest 18 hole score of 59
12th - Boxer Hector Comacho arrested for driving while getting oral sex
12th - Mike Lerch of Princeton ties NCAA record with 370 receiving yards
12th - Wrestler Rip Oliver forced to retire after being injured by Crush
12th - Doug Flutie of BC Lions sets CFL passing record of 582 yards despite losing to Edmonton 45-38 in overtime
13th - Blue Jay Cito Gaston is 1st manager ejected in a playoff game
13th - Minnesota Twins win AL pennant beating Toronto in 5 games
13th - MLB American League Championship: Minnesota Twins beat Toronto Blue Jays, 4 games to 1
14th - NY Rangers right wing Mike Gartner scores his 500th NHL goal
16th - Dallas Mavericks Roy Tarpley becomes 7th to be banned from NBA for life under the league's anti-drug agreement
NHL Star Mike GartnerNHL Star Mike Gartner 17th - Angel Cordero is 3rd jockey to win 7,000 horse races
17th - Pitts Penguin Paul Coffey sets NHL defenseman scoring record with 1,053 career points (309 goals & 744 assists)
17th - MLB National League Championship: Atlanta Braves beat Pittsburgh Pirates, 4 games to 3
19th - Longest NCAA football game (3:52) as RI beats Maine 52-30 (6 OTs)
19th - Lonnie Glieberman purchased Ottawa Rough Riders from CFL
24th - Larry Ryckman purchases CFL Calgary Stampeders
27th - John Brodie wins Security Pacific Senior Golf Classic
27th - Minnesota Twins beat Altanta Braves 1-0 in 10 to win World Series in 7
29th - Buck Showalter replaces Stump Merrill as NY Yankee manager
30th - Mark Sauer becomes CEO of Pittsburgh Pirates

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