On This Day

October 25, 2003 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • 15th College Football Holy War: Boston College beats Notre Dame 27-25 in Chestnut Hill
  • Breeders' Cup Horse Racing, Santa Anita Racetrack; winners: Pleasantly Perfect, Action This Day, Adoration, Johar, High Chaparral, Islington, Halfbridled, Six Perfections, Cajun Beat
  • World Series Baseball: Florida beats New York Yankees, 2-0 in Game 6 at Yankee Stadium for Marlins second title; MVP: Florida pitcher Josh Beckett

Deaths in Sport

  • Hemu Adhikari, Indian cricket batsman (21 Tests; HS 114 1st Test v WI 1948), dies at 84