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On this Day in Sports History October 21

On this Day in Sports History October 21

MLB

On this day in 1973, the Oakland A’s defeated the Mets to win the World Series for the second straight season.

On this day in 1975, Carlton Fisk of the Boston Red Sox hit a walk-off home run in the 12th inning to force a game seven with the Reds.

On this day in 1976, the Cincinnati Reds sweep the New York Yankees to win the World Series for the second straight season.

On this day in 1998, the Yankees sweep the Padres to win the World Series.

On this day in 2004, the St. Louis Cardinals won the NL pennant, defeating the Astros 5-2 in Game seven.

NFL

On this day in 1973, Los Angeles Rams defensive end Fred Dryer recorded to safeties in one game, becoming the first player to ever achieve the feat.

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