Events in Sport on October 19

  • 1919 Reds beat White Sox, 5 games to 3 in 16th World Series. This series is known as black sox scandal as 8 White Sox throw series
  • 1923 Ban Johnson persuades AL owners to prohibit boxing in their parks
  • 1933 Berlin Olympic Committee vote to introduce basketball in 1936
  • 1941 1st woman jockey in North America, Anna Lee Wiley in Mexico
  • 1943 Yankee 2nd baseman Joe Gordon announces his retirement
  • 1949 A's trade 2nd baseman Nellie Fox to White Sox for Joe Tipton
  • 1951 Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Texas Women's Golf Open

Sport awardGolf Tournament

1952 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Betty Jameson Golf Tournament

Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA Louise Suggs
Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA
Louise Suggs

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1957 Maurice "Rocket" Richard, Mont, became 1st NHLer to score 500 goals

Ice Hockey Player Maurice Richard
Ice Hockey Player
Maurice Richard
  • 1958 9th Formula One WDC: Mike Hawthorn wins by one point

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1966 Bobby Orr makes his NHL regular-season debut for the Boston Bruins against the Detroit Red Wings

Ice Hockey Legend Bobby Orr
Ice Hockey Legend
Bobby Orr
  • 1967 Igor Ter-Ovanesyan of USSR, sets then long jump record at 27' 4 3/4"

Sport awardGolf Tournament

1969 Mary Mills wins LPGA Quality Chekd Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Mary Mills
LPGA Golfer
Mary Mills
  • 1969 20th Formula One WDC: Jackie Stewart wins by 26 points
  • 1974 Det Red Wing Mickey Redmond scores 1st hat trick against Wash Caps
  • 1974 Detroit Pistons beat Trailblazers in Portland (next win 6-1-90)
  • 1975 Cleveland Browns' Don Cockroft kicks club record 5 field goals
  • 1975 Shelley Hamlin wins LPGA Japan Golf Classic
  • 1981 LA Dodgers beat Montreal Expos for NL pennant
  • 1981 MLB National League Championship: Los Angeles Dodgers beat Montreal Expos, 3 games to 2
  • 1983 Philadelphia Flyers begin 13 NHL game win streak
  • 1986 Allan Border scores the 1,000,000th run in Tests (v India, Bombay)
  • 1987 Woody Woodward resigns as NY Yankee GM, Lou Piniella is named GM & Billy Martin is named NY Yankee manager for 5th & final time
  • 1991 Longest NCAA football game (3:52) as RI beats Maine 52-30 (6 OTs)
  • 1991 Lonnie Glieberman purchased Ottawa Rough Riders from CFL
  • 1996 Braves beat NY Yanks by record tying 11 runs, 12-1 in a World Series
  • 1997 700th World Series home run (Sandy Alomar, Cleve Indians)
  • 1997 David Duval wins Walt Disney World/Oldsmobile Golf Classic
  • 1999 MLB National League Championship: Atlanta Braves beat New York Mets, 4 games to 2
  • 2005 MLB National League Championship: Houston Astros beat St. Louis Cardinals, 4 games to 2
  • 2006 MLB National League Championship: St. Louis Cardinals beat New York Mets, 4 games to 3
  • 2008 MLB American League Championship: Tampa Bay Rays beat Boston Red Sox, 4 games to 3
  • 2013 MLB American League Championship: Boston Red Sox beat Detroit Tigers, 4 games to 2