On this Day in Sports History October 9
On this day in 1938, the New York Yankees sweep the Cubs to become the first major league team to win three consecutive World Series.
On this day in 1958, the Yankees defeated the Braves to become the second team to come back and win the World Series after trailing three games to one.
On this day in 1966, the Baltimore Orioles completed a four game sweep over the Dodgers to clinch the World Series victory.
On this day in 1989, Art Shell of the Oakland Raiders became the first black head coach in the modern era. He beat the Jets 14-7 in his first game.