Events in Sport on 27th September

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1881 - Chicago Cubs beat Troy 10-8 before record small "crowd" of 12
1905 - Boston's Bill Dinneen no-hits Chicago White Sox, 2-0
1914 - Cleveland 2nd baseman Nap Lajoie collects his 3,000th hit
1917 - EHC soccer team forms in Hoensbroek Neth
1919 - Pitcher Bob Shawkey sets then Yank record with 15 strike-outs
1919 - Babe Ruth's 29th HR is 1st of year in Wash (1st in every park in league in one season)
1923 - NY Yankee Lou Gehrig hits 1st of his 493 HRs
1930 - 34th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Bobby Jones
1930 - White Sox 1st baseman Bud Clancy didn't handle ball at all in a 9 inning game vs St Louis Browns
1931 - Lou Gehrig completes his 6th straight season, playing in every game (.3486) Jim Bottomley (.3481)
1935 - Chicago Cubs win 21st consecutive game & clinch NL pennant
1936 - 1st baseman Walter Alston plays in his only major league game
1939 - White Sox host 1st "day-night" doubleheader, lose to Cleve, 5-2 & 7-5
1942 - NY Giants beat Wash Redskins 14-7 without making a 1st down
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Ezzard CharlesBoxer and World Heavyweight Champion Ezzard Charles 1950 - Ezzard Charles beats Joe Louis in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
1950 - Heavyweight champ Ezzard Charles defeats Joe Louis in 15 in Yankee Stadium, Bronx NY.
1953 - St Louis Browns play last game in Sportsman's Park, losing 100th game
1959 - Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Opie Turner Golf Open
1959 - Braves & Dodgers finish in a tie (86-68)
1964 - Despite 3 HRs by Johnny Callison, Phils are 14-8 losers to Braves
1964 - Mickey Wright wins LPGA Visalia Ladies' Golf Open
1964 - Phillies 7th straight loses sends them into 2nd place
1967 - Phillies Jim Bunning ties NL record of 5, 1-0 losses in a year
1968 - Cardinals' super pitcher Bob Gibson's 13th shutout of year
1970 - Ken Boswell sets 2nd baseman record of 85 games without an error
1973 - Nolan Ryan strikes out 16 in 11 innings, for record 383 of season
1977 - Phillies clinch 2nd straight NL East Division title
MLB Pitching Legend Nolan RyanMLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan 1980 - Marvin Hagler defeats Alan Minter to claim boxing's world Middleweight championship in London. They have to be escorted away by police after a riot forms.
1983 - Tim Raines is 1st since Ty Cobb to steal 70 & drive in 70 runs
1987 - 27th Ryder Cup: Europe beats US, 15-13 at Muirfield Village GC (Ohio)
1987 - Jan Stephens wins LPGA Konica San Jose Golf Classic
1987 - NFL players' strike
1990 - Tour de France champion Greg LeMond visits White House
1991 - 1st scheduled NHL exhibition game in St Petersburg Fla, is cancelled due to poor ice conditions (NY Islanders vs Boston Bruins)
1992 - LA Dodgers for 1st time in history clinch last place
1992 - Nancy Scranton wins Los Coyotes LPGA Golf Classic
1992 - Pittsburgh Pirates win their 3rd straight NL East title
2005 - Atlanta Braves clinch their 14th straight division title thanks to Philadelphia's loss to the New York Mets
MLB Pitching Legend Greg MadduxMLB Pitching Legend Greg Maddux 2008 - Greg Maddux wins his final start of his career (#355)

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