Tom Heinsohn makes his debut for the Boston Celtics during a 115-112 victory over the New York Knicks.
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New York Mets
In another dramatic comeback win, the Mets defeat the Red Sox, 8-5, to win Game 7 of the Fall Classic to become World Champions for the second time in the 25-year franchise history.
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New York Yankees
In Game 6, the Yankees win their first World Series since 1978 after beating Braves in the Bronx, 3-2.
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Dallas RB Emmitt Smith (pictured here with Eddie Payton) rushes for 109 yards to surpass Walter Payton as the NFL's all-tme rushing leader. Smith finishes the 2002 season with 17,162 rushing yards.
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Boston Red Sox
The Red Sox win their first World Series since 1918 by sweeping the Cardinals in four games.
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Born on this Day
Ralph Kiner (1922) Corey Foster (1969) John Kasay (1969) Vernon Lewis (1970) Bert Emanuel (1970) Mike Ricci (1971) Brad Radke (1972) Jason Johnson (1973) Sergei Samsonov (1978) Martin Prado (1983) Brady Quinn (1984) Andrew Bynum (1987, pictured) Yi Jianlian (1987)
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