This Day in Sports History: 11/10

  • 1938 – Gary Tolleston shuts out Hobart 13-0 at US Steel’s Gleason Field to close the campaign with their second win of the season.

  • 1940- Pittsburgh and Philadelphia play a penalty-free NFL game.

  • 1945- #1 ranked Army defeats #2 Notre Dame, 48-0.

  • 1949 – Russ Deal and the Hobart Brickies travel to Terre Haute for a game with Garfield High. The high flying Eagles outscore the Brickies 25-13 that night, the second most amount of points Hobart had given up in a game all season.

  • 1957- A previous NFL record 102,368 people watched LA Rams beat the San Francisco 49ers, 37-24.

  • 1963- Gordie Howe, Detroit Red Wings, scores 545th career goal to break Maurice Richard’s previous record.

  • 1963- Don Meredith, Dallas Cowboys, passes for 460 yards in a 31-24 loss to San Francisco 49ers.

  • 1965- Willie Mays wins NL MVP (.317 average, 52 HR’s, 112 RBI).

  • 1974- Joe Ferguson, Buffalo Bills, throws 6 interceptions in a 21-9 loss.

  • 1978 – Hammond High falls to Ft. Wayne Bishop Dwenger 21-0 in the regional championship (state semi-final).

  • 1984- Frank Reich, University of Maryland, overcame a 31-0 deficit to defeat Miami (Fla.), 42-40 in the Orange Bowl.

  • 1989- Minnesota Timberwolves win their first-ever NBA game.

  • 1989 – Hobart wins a another regional, downing Andrean for the second straight year, this time by a score of 14-7.

  • 1990- Phoenix Suns defeat Denver Nuggest 173-143 to tie the record of most points scored in a non-overtime game.  Suns score an NBA-record 107 in first half.

  • 1991- Washington Redskins defeat Atlanta Falcons 56-17.  Mark Rypien threw for 442 yards and 6 touchdowns while Atlanta had six turnovers.

  • 1991- Bernie Kosar ends NFL record of 308 passes without an interception.

  • 1995 – The Mud Bowl: In one of the most memorable games in Region sports history, the Brickies survive over the Panthers 14-13. Much of the game was played in a downpour and the entire playing surface was a quagmire. (Video Highlights below)

  • 1996- Dan Marino becomes the first QB to pass for over 50,000 yards.

  • 1997- Roger Clemens wins AL Cy Young (21-7, 2.05 ERA, 292 strikeouts).

  • 2000 – A week after upsetting Griffith in the sectional final, the Hammond High Wildcats fall 21-12 to the Rockies at Plymouth High School.

  • 2002- Atlanta Falcons tie with the Pittsburgh Steelers, 34-34.  Pittsburgh had 645 total yards.

  • 2003- Dontrelle Willis named NL Rookie of the Year (14-6, 3.30 ERA, 142 strikeouts).

  • 2006 – Behind the running of Airrance Shark, LaPorte defeats Crown Point 28-21 in overtime to capture the regional championship. The game was played in a driving rainstorm that made playing conditions nearly impossible.

  • 2006 – The defending state champion Lowell Red Devils fall to Concord 33-13 in the regional at the Inferno.

“The Mud Bowl”

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