On this Day in Sports History October 25
On this day in 1939, Joe DiMaggio won the American League MVP award.
On this day in 1978, Gaylord Perry won the NL Cy Young Award with a 21-6 record and a 2.72 ERA.
On this day in 1987, the Minnesota Twins defeated the St. Louis Cardinals in seven games to win their first World Series since 1924.
On this day in 2009, the New York Yankees won their 40th American League pennant.
On this day in 1998, San Francisco 49ers receiver Jerry Rice caught a pass for the 184th straight game to set an NFL record. He also became the first player to pass the 17,000 career receiving yard mark.
On this day in 1998, Deven Broncos kicker Jason Elam kicked a 63-yard field goal.
On this day in 2003, Florida State coach Bobby Bowden won his 339th game to become the winningest coach in Division I history.