New York quarterback Y.A. Tittle completes 27 of 39 passes for 505 yards and a record-tying seven touchdown passes in the Giants' 49-34 victory over Washington.
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Elmore Smith (pictured here in 1974) of the Los Angeles Lakers blocks an NBA-record 17 shots in the Lakers' 111-98 home victory over Portland.
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In Game 6, Tom Glavine and Mark Wohlers combine on a one-hitter to defeat the Indians, 1-0, giving the Braves their first World Series since moving to Atlanta. .
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The NBA announced that they had hired Dee Kantner and Violet Palmer (pictured), the first women to officiate a major-league all-male sport.
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Boston Red Sox
With a 4-3 win over the Rockies at Coors Field, the Red Sox complete a four-game sweep to win the World Series. Terry Francona becomes the first manager to win his first eight games in the Fall Classic.
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Bowie Kuhn (1926, pictured) Lenny Wilkins (1937) Kevin Dineen (1963) Lenny Harris (1964) Mark Carrier (1965) Eric Floyd (1965) Steve Atwater (1966) Juan Guzman (1966) Rodney Thomas (1968) Ernie Mills (1968) John Coker (1971) Terrell Davis (1972) Calvin Jackson (1972) Braden Looper (1974) Nate McLouth (1981) Jarrett Jack (1983)
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