On this Day in Sports History October 14
On this day in 1905, the A’s won the World Series by defeating the Giants in five games.
On this day in 1906, the Chicago White Sox defeated the Chicago Cubs to win the World Series.
On this day in 1976, Chris Chambliss blasted a home run in the ninth inning of a 7-6 win over the Royals to give the Yankees their 30th pennant in franchise history.
On this day in 1985, Ozzie Smith hit a home run to give the Cardinals a 3-2 win over the Dodgers in Game 5 of the NLCS.
On this day in 1992, the Atlanta Braves scored 3 ninth inning runs in Game 7 of the NLCS to defeat the Pirates 3-2 and win the NL pennant.
On this day in 1997, the Florida Marlins defeated the Atlanta Braves to win the NL pennant.
On this day in 2010, the Atlanta Braves sign Fredi Gonzalez to replace legendary manager Bobby Cox.
On this day in 1990, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Joe Montana passed for 476 yards and six touchdowns. He threw five of those touchdowns to Jerry Rice.
On this day in 1990, Houston Oilers quarterback Warren Moon passed for 369 yards and five touchdowns, leading his team to a 48-17 victory over the Bengals. Moon also became the first player to throw for over 20,000 yards in two different professional leagues. He passed for 21,228 yards in the CFL (Canadian Football League).