On this Day in Sports History October 16
On this day in 1909, the Pirates beat the Tigers 8-0 to win the World Series in seven games.
On this day in 1983, the Baltimore Orioles defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 5-0 to win the World Series in five games.
On this day in 1990, the Oakland A’s 10-game postseason winning streak came to an end when the Reds won Game 1 of the World Series, 7-0.
On this day in 2003, Aaron Boone hit a walk-off home run against the Boston Red Sox to send the New York Yankees to the World Series.
On this day in 2005, San Diego Chargers running back LaDainian Tomlinson scored a rushing touchdown for a record 18th straight game.