On this Day in Sports History October 20
On this day in 1931, St. Louis Cardinals second baseman Frankie Frisch won the NL MVP.
On this day in 1982, the Cardinals won their first World Series Championship since 1967, defeating the Brewers in seven games.
On this day in 1988, the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Oakland A’s to win the World Series in five games.
On this day in 1990, the Cincinnati Red sweep the A’s to win their first World Series since 1976.
On this day in 1996, Atlanta Braves outfielder Andrew Jones became the fourth rookie in major league history to hit two homers in the same World Series game.
On this day in 2000, the Toronto Blue Jays signed Carlos Delgado to $68 million contract over four-years. It was the richest contract in major league history at the time.
On this day in 2004, the Boston Red Sox completed the improbable, coming back from a 3-0 deficit to win the AL pennant in seven games.
On this day in 1963, Jim Brown rushed for his 1,863rd yard of the season to break the single-season record.
On this day in 1996, Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Keenan McCardell recorded 16 receptions, which is the third highest in a single-game in NFL history.