Sporting Events on this Day in History

Events in Sport for Saturday 22nd November 2014

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1908 - 1st US-Japanese baseball game Reach All-Americans defeat Waseda U, 5-0
1910 - Arthur Knight patents steel shaft golf clubs
1917 - NHL forms with Montreal Canadiens, Montreal Maroons, Toronto Arenas, Ottawa Senators & Quebec Bulldogs; National Hockey Association disbands
1929 - Bradman scores 157 for NSW against the MCC at cricket SCG
1936 - 19th PGA Championship: Denny Shute at Pinehurst CC Pinehurst NC
1945 - Jim Benton, Cleveland end, gains 303 yards (NFL record)
1950 - 7,021 see lowest NBA score, Ft Wayne Pistons 19, Minneapolis Lakers 18
1955 - RCA Victor's best investment paying $25,000 to Sun Records & Sam Philips for rights to Elvis Presley, a truck driver from Tupelo Miss
1956 - 16th modern Olympic games opens in Melbourne
1956 - Bill Sharman (Boston) begins NBA free throw streak of 55 games
1957 - Mickey Mantle wins AL MVP
1959 - AFL's 1st draft - NY Titans choice George Izo, QB, Notre Dame
1959 - Boston Patriots enters AFL
1961 - Frank Robinson is 1st to win MVPs in both major leagues
1961 - St Louis Hawk Bob Pettit sets NBA record, hitting 19 of 19 free throws
1964 - Mickey Wright wins LPGA Mary Mills Miss Gulf Coast Golf Invitational
1965 - Muhammad Ali TKOs Floyd Patterson in 12 for Heavyweight boxing title
1965 - Muhammad Ali TKOs Floyd Patterson in 12 for heavyweight boxing title
1972 - Pitts Penguins set NHL record for scoring fastest 5 goals (2:07)
Boxer and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion Floyd PattersonBoxer and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion Floyd Patterson 1974 - Test Cricket debut of Gordon Greenidge & Viv Richards, at Bangalore
1981 - 69th CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Ottawa Rough Riders, 26-23
1986 - Mike Tyson KOs Trevor Berbick in 2 for Heavyweight WBC boxing title
1986 - Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton, became 13th NHLer to score 500 goals
1989 - Kirby Pucket signs record $3,000,000 per year Minnesota Twins contract
1991 - NY Knicks pay Patrick Ewing a record $18.8 million for 2 yr extension
1998 - 86th CFL Grey Cup: Calgary Stampeders defeats Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 26-24

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