On This Day

October 27, 1985 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Sport

Event of interestEvent of Interest

15th NYC Women's Marathon won by Grete Waitz in 2:28:34

Long Distance Runner Grete Waitz
Long Distance Runner
Grete Waitz
  • 16th NYC Marathon won by Orlando Pizzolato in 2:11:34
  • Anthony Carter begins NFL streak of 100+ consecutive game receptions

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Billy Martin is fired by Yankees for 4th time

Baseball Player and Manager Billy Martin
Baseball Player and Manager
Billy Martin
  • KC Royals beat St Louis Cards, 4 games to 3 in 82nd World Series