On this Day in Sports History October 4
On this day in 1955, the Brooklyn Dodgers won their first World Series defeating the New York Yankees in seven games.
On this day in 2001, San Francisco Giants outfielder Barry Bonds tied Mark McGwire‘s single-season home run record when he launched his 70th of the year.
On this day in 2001, Rickey Henderson broke Ty Cobb‘s career run record when he crossed the plate for the 2,246th time.
On this day in 2014, the San Francisco Giants beat the Washington Nationals, 2-1 in the Game 2 of the NLDS. The game took six-hours and 23-minutes to play, making it the longest postseason game in major league history.
On this day in 1992, Louis Oliver of the Miami Dolphins returned an interception 103 yards for a touchdown against the Bills. The return tied the 1987 record held by Vencie Glenn.