On this Day in Sports History October 17
On this day in 1964, the New York Yankees fire manager Yogi Berra after a 99-63 season and a World Series loss.
On this day in 1971, the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Baltimore Orioles in Game seven to win their fourth World Series title.
On this day in 1978, the New York Yankees won their 22nd World Series Championship by defeating the Dodgers 7-2.
On this day in 1989, Game 3 of the World Series between the A’s and Giants is hit by a massive earthquake. The series would be delayed until October 27th.
On this day in 2004, Houston Astros outfielder Carlos Beltran set a postseason record when he homered for the fifth consecutive game.
On this day in 1983, the Green Bay Packers defeated the Washington Redskins 48-47 in the highest scoring game in Monday Nigh Football history.