Events in Sport for Year 1991 (Part 2)

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Events 201 - 355 of 355

Jul 26th - CFL assumes ownership of Ottawa Rough Riders
Jul 26th - Expo's Mark Gardner no hits Dodgers for 9 innings, but loses in 10th
Jul 28th - 12th US Seniors Golf Open: Jack Nicklaus
Jul 28th - 29th Tennis Fed Cup: Spain beats USA in Nottingham England (2-1)
Jul 28th - Buffalo Bills beat Philadelphia Eagles, 17-13 in American Bowl in Wembley
Jul 28th - Dennis Martinez pitches the 13th perfect game in baseball history
Jul 28th - Juli Inkster wins LPGA Bay State Golf Classic
Jul 28th - 78th Tour de France won by Miguel Indurain of Spain
Jul 29th - 1st Sunday Night game at Shea Stadium (Mets beat Cubs 6-0)
Jul 30th - Red Sox Carlos Quintana is 11th to get 6 RBIs in an inning (3rd)
Aug 1st - Italian/Argentine Soccer star Diego Maradona retires
Aug 2nd - Mike Jeffcoat is 1st AL pitcher to get an RBI since 1972
Aug 4th - 1st time Seattle Mariners are 9 games over .500
Football Legend Diego MaradonaFootball Legend Diego Maradona Aug 4th - Deb Richard wins LPGA Phar-Mor in Youngstown Golf Tournament
Aug 5th - Sergei Bubka of USSR sets pole vault world record (6.10m) in Malmö Sweden
Aug 7th - Charles Austin breaks US high jump record at 7'10½"
Aug 7th - Darrin Lewis hits his 1st major league HR
Aug 8th - With two months left, White Sox set new home attendance (2,150,951)
Aug 10th - NFL sportscaster Paul Maquire suffers a heart attack at 53
Aug 11th - 73rd PGA Championship: John Daly shoots a 276 at Crooked Stick Ind
Aug 11th - Melissa Mcnamara wins Stratton Mountain LPGA Golf Classic
Aug 12th - Last day in Test Cricket for Viv Richards, Dujon & Marshall
Aug 13th - Test Cricket debut of Mike Whitney for Australia versus England at Old Trafford
Aug 17th - Royals Warren Cromartie's 1st major league HR since 1983
Aug 18th - Cindy Rarick wins LPGA Northgate Computer Golf Classic
Hall of Fame NFL Quarterback Dan MarinoHall of Fame NFL Quarterback Dan Marino Aug 20th - Dolphin Dan Marino surpasses Joe Montana as the highest paid NFL player with a 5-year extension for $25 million
Aug 23rd - 3rd World Championships in Athletics open at Tokyo, Japan
Aug 24th - Taiwan captures its 15th Little League World Series, 11-0
Aug 25th - 91st US Golf Amateur Championship won by Mitch Voges
Aug 25th - Cubs Doug Dascenzo commits his 1st career error after 242 games
Aug 25th - Martha Nause wins LPGA Chicago Sun-Times Shoot-Out Golf Tournament
Aug 25th - Wanda Panfil wins 3rd female world champion marathon (2:29:53)
Aug 26th - Royal Brett Saberegen no-hits White Sox 7-0
Aug 28th - Red Tom Browning vs Expo Dennis Martinez both perfect game pitcher
Aug 30th - Mike Powell of US sets then long jump record at 29' 4½" (8.95m)
Aug 31st - Houston QB David Klingler sets NCAA record with 6 touchdown passes in the 2nd quarter as the Cougars clobbered Louisiana Tech 73-3
Sep 1st - Hiromi Taniguchi wins 3rd world championship marathon (2:14:57)
MLB Pitcher Dennis MartínezMLB Pitcher Dennis Martínez Sep 1st - 3rd World Championships in Athletics close at Tokyo, Japan
Sep 2nd - Pat Bradley wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic
Sep 4th - Panel of 8 baseball experts vote to drop asterisk next to Roger Maris HR record & determine an official no hitter must go at least 9 innings
Sep 6th - 33rd Walker Cup: US, 14-10
Sep 7th - 1st South African international competition in 25 years, gymnastics
Sep 7th - Ty Detmer of Brigham Young passes NCAA record 11,606 yards
Sep 7th - 111th Women's U.S. Open: Monica Seles beats Martina Navratilova (7-6, 6-1)
Sep 8th - Michelle Estill wins Ping-Cellular One LPGA Golf Championship
Sep 8th - 111th Men's U.S. Open: Stefan Edberg beats Jim Courier (6-2, 6-4, 6-0)
Sep 9th - Mike Tyson indicted for rape of Desiree Washington
Sep 9th - Only 1,695 fans watch Boston Red Sox play Cleveland
Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike TysonHeavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson Sep 10th - Yolanda Gail Devers runs US female record 100m hurdles (12.48 secs)
Sep 11th - NY Yankees final game at Baltimore Oriole's Memorial Stadium
Sep 11th - Atlanta Braves Kent Mercker, Mark Wohlers & Alejandro Pena pitched 1st combined no-hitter in NL, beating San Diego Padres, 1-0
Sep 12th - Nolan Ryan's 4-3 victory over Twins is his 312th career win
Sep 13th - 55 ton concrete beam falls in Montreal's Olympic Stadium
Sep 13th - Joe Carter 1st baseball player with 3 consecutive 100 RBI seasons with 3 different teams (Indians, Padres, Blue Jays)
Sep 13th - Kim Zmeskal is 1st American to win a medal at World Gymnastics Championships, she wins the gold with 39.848 pts
Sep 14th - Freshman Marshall Faulk of San Diego State rushed for NCAA record
Sep 15th - 19th du Maurier Golf Classic: Nancy Scranton
Sep 15th - SD State freshman Marshall Faulk sets NCAA rushing record of 386 yds
Sep 15th - US women's gymnastics team win 1st World Championships medal (silver)
MLB Outfielder Joe CarterMLB Outfielder Joe Carter Sep 17th - 4,355 turn out to see Expos play NY Mets at Shea Stadium
Sep 18th - John Hart becomes general manager of Cleveland Indians
Sep 18th - NCAA places Tenn on 2 yrs probation for football recruting violations
Sep 18th - Robert Helmick resigns as pres of US Olympic Committee
Sep 21st - USA Basketball announces "Dream Team" for the 1992 Olympics
Sep 22nd - Miami Dolphins coach Don Shula records his 300th career NFL victory
Sep 22nd - Pat Bradley wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic
Sep 24th - Deion Sanders, left Braves July 31 to report to NFL Falcons, returns
Sep 25th - 3rd World Championships in Athletics: Carl Lewis wins gold in 100m
Sep 27th - 1st scheduled NHL exhibition game in St Petersburg Fla, is cancelled due to poor ice conditions (NY Islanders vs Boston Bruins)
Sep 28th - NY Yankees set record of 75 games without a complete pitched game
Olympic Sprinter and Long jumper Carl LewisOlympic Sprinter and Long jumper Carl Lewis Sep 29th - 29th Ryder Cup: US beats Europe, 14½-13½ at Ocean Course (South Carolina, US)
Sep 29th - Pat Bradley wins MBS LPGA Golf Classic
Oct 2nd - Eric Lindros refuses to sign with Quebec Nordiques
Oct 2nd - Steffi Graf becomes the youngest woman to win 500 professional tennis matches
Oct 2nd - Toronto Blue Jays clinches AL East title & becomes 1st team to draw 4 million fans
Oct 4th - NHL NY Rangers trade Bernie Nichols to Edmonton for Mark Messier
Oct 4th - San Jose Sharks lose 4-3 to Vancouver Canucks in their 1st NHL game
Oct 5th - NJ Devils begin their 10th Anniversary with a 7-2 win over the Blues
Oct 5th - Carlos Huerta's NCAA record streak of successful points after a touchdown ends at 157
Oct 5th - Fresno State ties NCAA record with 49 points in a quarter, as they route New Mexico 94-17
LPGA Golfer Meg MallonLPGA Golfer Meg Mallon Oct 6th - Meg Mallon wins LPGA Daikyo World Golf Championship
Oct 6th - NY Met David Cone ties NL record by striking out 19 Phillies
Oct 6th - Orioles' last game at Baltimore's Memorial Stadium (vs Det Tigers)
Oct 7th - Scorecard Harry, Space Appeal & Cafe Lex in 9th race at Belmont, creating 2nd triple dead heat in NY thoroughbred racing history
Oct 9th - San Jose Sharks beat Calgary for their 1st NHL win, 4-3
Oct 11th - Chip Beck ties PGA lowest 18 hole score of 59
Oct 12th - Boxer Hector Comacho arrested for driving while getting oral sex
Oct 12th - Mike Lerch of Princeton ties NCAA record with 370 receiving yards
Oct 12th - Wrestler Rip Oliver forced to retire after being injured by Crush
Oct 12th - Doug Flutie of BC Lions sets CFL passing record of 582 yards despite losing to Edmonton 45-38 in overtime
Oct 13th - Blue Jay Cito Gaston is 1st manager ejected in a playoff game
Oct 13th - Minnesota Twins win AL pennant beating Toronto in 5 games
Oct 13th - MLB American League Championship: Minnesota Twins beat Toronto Blue Jays, 4 games to 1
NHL Star Mike GartnerNHL Star Mike Gartner Oct 14th - NY Rangers right wing Mike Gartner scores his 500th NHL goal
Oct 16th - Dallas Mavericks Roy Tarpley becomes 7th to be banned from NBA for life under the league's anti-drug agreement
Oct 17th - Angel Cordero is 3rd jockey to win 7,000 horse races
Oct 17th - Pitts Penguin Paul Coffey sets NHL defenseman scoring record with 1,053 career points (309 goals & 744 assists)
Oct 17th - MLB National League Championship: Atlanta Braves beat Pittsburgh Pirates, 4 games to 3
Oct 19th - Longest NCAA football game (3:52) as RI beats Maine 52-30 (6 OTs)
Oct 19th - Lonnie Glieberman purchased Ottawa Rough Riders from CFL
Oct 24th - Larry Ryckman purchases CFL Calgary Stampeders
Oct 27th - John Brodie wins Security Pacific Senior Golf Classic
Oct 27th - Minnesota Twins beat Altanta Braves 1-0 in 10 to win World Series in 7
NHL Star Paul CoffeyNHL Star Paul Coffey Oct 29th - Buck Showalter replaces Stump Merrill as NY Yankee manager
Oct 30th - Mark Sauer becomes CEO of Pittsburgh Pirates
Nov 2nd - Nevada makes biggest comeback in NCAA football history, overcoming a 35-pt deficit in the 3rd quarter & rallying to beat Weber State 55-49
Nov 2nd - Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Arazi, Black Tie Affair, Dance Smartly, Miss Alleged, Opening Verse, Pleasant Stage, Sheikh Albadou
Nov 2nd - 2nd Rugby World Cup: Australia beats England 12-6 in London
Nov 3rd - 22nd NYC Marathon won by Salvador Garcia of Mexico in 2:09:28
Nov 3rd - Ayrton Senna wins shortest Formula One race ever run (17 laps)
Nov 3rd - 42nd Formula One WDC: Ayrton Senna wins by 24 points
Nov 7th - 1st NBA game in Delta City, Utah Jazz beats Seattle 103-95
Nov 7th - Magic Johnson announces he has HIV virus & retires from LA Lakers
Nov 8th - Paul Coffey sets NHL defensman soring mark with 311th goal
NBA Legend Magic JohnsonNBA Legend Magic Johnson Nov 9th - Houston's Roman Anderson is 1st NCAA to kick 400 pts
Nov 10th - Bernie Kosar ends NFL record of 308 passes without an interception
Nov 10th - Liselotte Neumann wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic
Nov 10th - Martina Navratilova ties Chris Evert, 157 pro tennis tournament wins
Nov 10th - South Africa's 1st cricket international since 1970 - one-day v India
Nov 13th - Boston Red Sox Roger Clemens wins AL Cy Young Award
Nov 14th - Pittsburgh Steelers guard Terry Long loses his steroids appeal & is suspended without pay by NFL for 4 weeks
Nov 15th - Ricky Pierce (Seattle) begins NBA free throw streak of 75 game
Nov 17th - Detroit Lion Mike Utley is paralized in a game vs LA Rams
Nov 17th - 41st NASCAR Sprint Cup: Dale Earnhardt wins
Nov 18th - Auburn men's basketball team was placed on 2 yr probation for recruiting violations & is not eligble for post-season play in 1991-92
MLB Legend Cal Ripken JrMLB Legend Cal Ripken Jr Nov 19th - Balt Orioles shortstop Cal Ripken wins his 2nd AL MVP
Nov 20th - Atlanta Braves Terry Pendleton wins NL MVP
Nov 22nd - NY Knicks pay Patrick Ewing a record $18.8 million for 2 yr extension
Nov 23rd - Evander Holyfield TKOs Bert Cooper in 7 for heavyweight boxing title
Nov 23rd - Sacramento Kings ends NBA's longest road losing streak at 43 games
Nov 23rd - Brigham Young Ty Detmer finishes NCAA career with record 4,031 yards passed in a season & 15,031 for career
Nov 24th - 79th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Calgary Stampeders, 36-21
Nov 24th - After going 12-0, Washington Redskins lose to Dallas 24-21
Nov 24th - Monica Seles, sets female tennis record winning $2,457,758 in a year
Nov 29th - Test Cricket debut of Javagal Srinath, v Australia at the Gabba
Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion Monica SelesTennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion Monica Seles Nov 30th - 1st world championship of women's soccer, US defeats Norway 2-1
Nov 30th - 56th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 13-6 in Birmingham
Dec 1st - 80th Davis Cup: France beats USA in Lyon (3-1)
Dec 2nd - Bobby Bonilla signs record $29 million-5 year pact with NY Mets
Dec 8th - Kris Tschetter/Billy Andrade wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
Dec 12th - NJ Nets set NBA record of 22 blocks beating Nuggets 121-81
Dec 13th - Ricky Pierce (Seattle) ends NBA free throw streak of 75 games
Dec 14th - 57th Heisman Trophy Award: Desmond Howard, Michigan (WR)
Dec 15th - Deb Richard wins JBP Cup LPGA Match Play Golf Championship
Dec 16th - Fla Marlins sign their 1st player, 16 year old pitcher Clemente Nunez
Dec 17th - Cleveland Cavaliers beat Miami Heat 148-80, by record 68 pts
Dec 19th - NY Yankee pitcher Steve Howe arrested for cocaine possession
Dec 20th - NHL grants permanent membership to Tampa Lightning & Ottawa Senators
Dec 26th - Chuck Knolls retires as NFL coach after 23 years
Dec 26th - NY Islander Derek King ties NJ Devils 5-5 with ½ second left
Dec 27th - Bengals hire Dave Shula as youngest NFL coach (32)
Dec 27th - Chuck Knox retires as Seattle Seahawk coach
Dec 28th - 8 are crushed to death at a RAP basketball game at City College, NYC
Dec 31st - Daniel R McCarthy elected NY Yankee managing general partner
Dec 31st - J Donald Crump resigned as CFL Commissioner

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