On this Day in Sports History October 18
On this day in 1950, legendary manager Connie Mack retired.
On this day in 1977, Reggie Jackson launched three home runs to lead the Yankees to a World Series Championship over the Dodgers.
On this day in 2004, David Ortiz hit a walk-off home run to give the Red Sox a 5-4 win over the Yankees in Game 5 of the ALCS.
On this day in 2012, the Detroit Tigers won their second pennant in seven years by defeating the Yankees, 8-1.