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1922 – A World Series game is broadcast on radio for the first time as the Giants faced the Yankees.

1930 – Notre Dame Stadium opens as the Fighting Irish defeat SMU 20-14 in the first game played at the stadium.

1938 – The Yankees complete a sweep of the Cubs to win the World Series.

1969 – The first league championship games are played in the MLB. NLCS: New York Mets against the Atlanta Braves. ALCS: Baltimore Orioles against the Minnesota Twins. 

1980 – Mike Schmidt hits his 48th home run of the season, breaking Eddie Matthews’ single-season record for homers hit by a third baseman. 

1987 – Replacement players take the field in the NFL for the first time as the regular players are on strike.

1991 – The Edmonton Oilers trade captain Mark Messier to the New York Rangers for three players.

1991 – The San Jose Sharks play in the first game in franchise history.

2001 – The Bruins retire Ray Bourque’s #77.

2001 – Barry Bonds hits his 70th homer of the season, tying Mark McGwire for the most in baseball history.

2018 – Tom Brady becomes the third quarterback in NFL history to throw 500 career touchdowns.

2022 – Aaron Judges hits his 62nd homer of the season, breaking Roger Maris’ record for most bombs in a season in American League history. 

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