Events in Sport on October 10

  • 1892 Entire Hong Kong national cricket team dies in shipwreck off Taiwan
  • 1899 African-American inventor Issac R. Johnson patents the bicycle frame
  • 1904 Yanks 2 games out play 1st place Red Sox on final day doubleheader 41 game winner Chesbro loses 1st game & chance at pennant
  • 1904 Boston pitchers achieve 148 complete games-an AL record, also record for total complete games AL 1,098, NL 1,089
  • 1906 2nd College Football Crab Bowl Classic: Navy beats Maryland 12-0 in Annapolis
  • 1916 In Game 3, Charlie Ebbets becomes the 1st owner to raise the price of World Series grandstand seats to $5-up from $3
  • 1920 Phoenix Cardinals (then in Chicago) play 1st NFL game, a 0-0 tie
  • 1920 Indian Bill Wambsganns makes 1st unassisted World Series triple play
  • 1920 Indian's Elmer Smith hits baseball's 1st World Series grand slam
  • 1921 NFL Decatur Staleys become Chicago Staleys, win 14-10
  • 1923 NY Giants & NY Yankees become 1st teams to play each other for 3 consecutive World Series, also 1st played at Yankee Stadium
  • 1924 Washington Senators win their 1st World Series beat Giants in 7
  • 1926 St Louis Cards beat NY Yankees, 4 games to 3 in 23rd World Series
  • 1931 St Louis Cards beat Philadelphia A's, 4 games to 3 in 28th World Series
  • 1931 9th College Football Crab Bowl Classic: Maryland beats Navy 6-0 in Washington (Maryland's first win in the series)
  • 1937 NY Yankees beat Giants 4 games to 1 in 34th World Series
  • 1945 Detroit Tigers beat Chicago Cubs, 4 games to 3 in 42nd World Series
  • 1948 Then record 86,288 see game 5 of World Series in Cleveland
  • 1949 3rd NHL All-Star Game: All-Stars beat Toronto 3-1 at Toronto
  • 1951 Yanks beat Giants 4 games to 2 in World Series, DiMaggio's final game
  • 1956 On Skowron's grand slammer NY Yanks beat Dodgers 9-0 in series game 7
  • 1957 Braves' Lew Burdette beats Yankees for 3rd time in 1 World Series
  • 1957 Milwaukee Braves beat NY Yankees, 4 games to 3 in 54th World Series
  • 1960 Ron Stewart of Ottawa rushes for CFL-record 287 yards
  • 1961 Expansion draft to stock Houston Astros & NY Mets
  • 1964 18th NHL All-Star Game: All-Stars beat Toronto 3-2 at Toronto
  • 1964 18th modern Olympic games opens in Tokyo
  • 1968 Detroit Tigers beat St Louis Cards, 4 games to 3 in 65th World Series
  • 1971 Rain washes out Game 2, 1st World Series postponement since 1962
  • 1972 Judy Rankin wins LPGA Heritage Village Golf Open
  • 1973 MLB National League Championship: New York Mets beat Cincinnati Reds, 3 games to 2
  • 1974 US Gen George Brown's speech deplores Jewish influence in US over his treatment during the 1973 World Series
  • 1976 Greece's 98 year-old Dimitrion Yordanidis, is oldest man to compete in a marathon; he finishes in 7:33
  • 1978 Yanks & Dodgers play in World Series # 75
  • 1979 Nordiques' Real Cloutier sets NHL record of a hat trick in 1st game
  • 1980 MLB American League Championship: Kansas City Royals beat New York Yankees, 3 games to 0
  • 1982 MLB National League Championship: St. Louis Cardinals beat Atlanta Braves, 3 games to 0
  • 1982 MLB American League Championship: Milwaukee Brewers beat California Angels, 3 games to 2
  • 1983 Tom Monaghan becomes CEO of Detroit Tigers
  • 1990 MLB American League Championship: Oakland Athletics beat Boston Red Sox, 4 games to 0

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1994 NY Giants retire Lawrence Taylor's #56

Hall of Fame American Football Player Lawrence Taylor
Hall of Fame American Football Player
Lawrence Taylor