For the second consecutive day, the Orioles win a Fall Classic game, 1-0, in a game decided a home run. Frank Robinson takes a Don Drysdale pitch deep over the left field fence in the fourth inning, giving Baltimore a four-game sweep over the Dodgers.
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Art Shell, the first black head coach in the modern era, leads the Oakland Raiders to a 14-7 victory over the New York Jets in his first game at the helm.
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North Carolina coach Dean Smith (pictured here in 1982 with Michael Jordan and Sam Perkins) announces his retirement. lane stewart
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Dallas forward Brett Hull scores his 611th NHL goal. The goal allowed him to pass his father, Bobby Hull, for ninth place on the NHL's all-time scoring list.
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The Los Angeles Kings retire Wayne Gretzky's No. 99 jersey.
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At Minute Maid Park, Chris Burke' 18th inning homer ends the longest postseason game in baseball history as the Astros defeat the Braves, 7-6, to advance into the National League championship series.
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Born on this Day
Joe Pepitone (1940) Mike Singletary (1959) Mike Williams (1966) Annika Sorenstam (1970) Kenny Anderson (1970) Dexter McCleon (1973) Alexey Trochshinskiy (1973) Keith Booth (1974) Darius Miles (1981) Bill Walker (1987)
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