Back in Time: October 30
Baltimore quarterback Johnny Unitas throws for 252 yards to pass Y.A. Tittle (28,339 yards) as the NFL's all-time passing yards leader. Unitas finished his career with 40,239 yards passing.
Muhammad Ali and George Foreman
In Kinshasa, Zaire, Muhammad Ali regained his heavyweight-boxing title by knocking out George Foreman in the eighth round.
Using a state-of-the-art timing device to measure velocity, Nolan Ryan's fastball is clocked at 100.9 mph, earning him an entry in the Guinness Book of World Records.
Violet Palmer becomes the first woman to officiate an NBA game.
Michael Jordan returns to the NBA with the Washington Wizards after a three-year retirement. The Wizards lost 93-91 to the New York Knicks.
George W. Bush
George W. Bush becomes the eighth president to attend a World Series game and the first since Dwight D. Eisenhower to throw out the ceremonial first pitch.
John Stockton begins his 18th season with the Utah Jazz, establishing the longest tenure for one player with the same organization. Stockton had been tied with Hakeem Olajuwon, who spent 17 consecutive seasons with the Houston Rockets.
Born on this Day
Ted Williams (1918) <br>Larry Holmes (1949) <br>Danny Tartabull (1962) <br>Mark Portugal (1962) <br>Ty Detmer (1967) <br>Maurice Taylor (1976) <br>Jason Bartlett (1979) <br>Ian Snell (1981) <br>Trent Edwards (1983)