Back in Time: October 22
Kansas City Royals
Bret Saberhagen and the Kansas City Royals beat St. Louis in seven games to claim the franchise's first World Series title.
During a Rangers-Blackhawks game, a piece of plexiglass falls on Wayne Gretzky's wife, Janet, knocking her unconscious.
Roger Clemens and Mike Piazza
In Game 2 of the 2000 World Series, Roger Clemens throws the barrel of a shattered bat at Mike Piazza as the Met catcher runs to first. The eagerly awaited at bat, due to the Rocket's beaning of the Mets' superstar in July, results in the two players confronting one another and the emptying of both benches.
Corey Dillon rushes for 278 yards and two touchdowns on 22 carries in Cincinnati's 31-21 victory over Denver to break Walter Payton's single-game rushing record. Dillon established the NFL rookie record (since broken) with a 246-yard outburst against Tennessee on Dec. 4, 1997.
Born on this Day
Jimmie Foxx (1907) <br>Leonard Marshall (1961) <br>Brian Boitano (1963)<br>Otis Smith (1965)<br>Ron Tugnutt (1967)<br>Amanda Coetzer (1971) <br>Ichiro Suzuki (1973) <br>Miroslav Satan (1974) <br>Robinson Cano (1982) <br>Heath Miller (1982)