On This Day

October 18, 1977 in Sport

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Sport

  • NY Yankees win their 21st World Championship, 4 games

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Reggie Jackson hits 3 consecutive homers tying Ruth's series record

MLB Right Fielder Reggie Jackson
MLB Right Fielder
Reggie Jackson
  • Yanks beat Dodgers 8-4 for 21st world championship, 1st in 15 years

Birthdays in Sport

  • David Vuillemin, French professional Motocross Rider, born in Berre-l'Étang, Bouches-du-Rhône, France
  • Ryan Nelsen, New Zealand footballer

Deaths in Sport

  • Rolph Grant, West Indian cricketer (West Indian captain on 1939 England tour), dies at 67