On this Day in Sports History October 27
On this day in 1999, the New York Yankees sweep the Atlanta Braves to win the World Series.
On this day in 2002, the Anaheim Angels defeated the San Francisco Giants to win the World Series in seven games.
On this day in 2013, the Boston Red Sox sweep the St. Louis Cardinals to win the World Series.
On this day in 1996, Philadelphia Eagles receiver Irving Fryar became just the 15th player to record 600 career receptions.
On this day in 2002, Dallas Cowboys running back Emmitt Smith became the all-time rushing leader with his 16,743 yards.