On this Day in Sports History October 7
On this day in 1904, New York Highlanders pitcher Jack Chesbro won his 41st game of the season in a 3-2 win over the Boston Americans.
On this day in 1935, the Detroit Tigers won their first World Series in franchise history, defeating the Cubs 4-3 in Game 6.
On this day in 2001, Rickey Henderson off the San Diego Padres recorded his 3,000th career hit on the last day of the season.
On this day in 2001, Barry Bonds launched his 73rd and final home run of the season.
On this day in 1984, Chicago Bears running back Walter Payton passed Jim Brown as the all-time rushing leader.
On this day in 1916, Georgia Tech beat Cumberland College 222-0. Georgia Tech rushed the ball 40 times for 978 yards and 32 touchdowns.