On this Day in Sports History February 3
On this day in 2008, the New York Giants shocked the world beating the undefeated New England Patriots 17-14 in Super Bowl XLII. Eli Manning won the MVP throwing for 255 yards on 19 completions and two touchdowns.
On this day in 1886, former professional baseball player Albert Spalding started up a sporting goods company with just $800 (19,453.98 in 2014). The company would become the first manufacture of the official baseball, tennis ball, basketball, golf ball, and football.