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Events in Sport for Tuesday 21st October 2014

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1905 - England Pilgrim Association beats All NY 11, 7-1 in soccer at Polo Grounds
1911 - Manitoba, Saskatchewan & Alberta Unions form Western Canada Rugby Football Union
1950 - Patty Berg wins LPGA Hardscrabble Women's Golf Invitation
1956 - Betty Dodd wins LPGA Lawton Golf Open
1957 - Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Lawton Golf Open
1962 - Mickey Wright wins LPGA Carlsbad Cavern Golf Open
1964 - Abebe Bikila runs Olympic/World record marathon (2:12:11.2)
1964 - Braves ask NL to allow them to leave Milwaukee for Atlanta
1973 - A's manager Dick Williams quits after A's beat Mets in World Series
1973 - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Waco Tribune Herald Ladies Golf Classic
1973 - Fred Dryer of the then Los Angeles Rams becomes the first player in NFL history to score two safeties in the same game.
1974 - Sandra Palmer wins LPGA Cubic Corp Golf Classic
1975 - Red Sox Carlton Fisk's 12th inning HR beats Reds 7-6 in game 6 of WS
1976 - Cin Reds sweep NY Yankees, in 73rd World Series
1976 - NY Knicks retire 1st number, # 19, Willis Reed
1976 - NY Yankee Thurman Munson ties World Series mark of 6 straight singles
1979 - 10th NYC Marathon won by Bill Rodgers in 2:11:42
1979 - Greta Weitz wins woman participation in NYC marathon (02:27:33)
1979 - Ozzie Newsome begins NFL streak of 150 consecutive game receptions
NBA Center and Power Forward Willis ReedNBA Center and Power Forward Willis Reed 1980 - 1st (& only) time Phillies win World Series (in 98 years)
1980 - Phillies win their 1st World Championship in their 98-year history
1984 - Cleveland Browns' Steve Cox sets club record with a 60-yd field goal
1984 - Niki Lauda becomes 3rd time motor racing world champ
1984 - Steve Jones runs Chicago Marathon in world record 2:08:05
1986 - 1st-class cricket debut of Andy Flower, ZCU Presidents XI v Young WI
1988 - Boston Celtics beat Yugoslavia 113-85 in Madrid
1989 - 1st black owners (Betram Lee & Peter Bynoe) to own a major sports team, purchasing Denver Nuggets for $65m
1990 - Esther Canseco calls Oakland A's manager Tony La Russa a "punk" for not starting husband Jose in the World Series
1995 - Mario Tremblay, selected 22nd NHL coach of Montreal Canadians
1997 - Cleve Marquis Grissom hit in his 15th straight World Series game (streak ends at 15, he is 2nd to Hank Baur with 17)

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