Today in Sporting History

Posted: October 9, 2007 in Today in history

Welcome to today’s highlight in sporting history. Today my heart goes out to all the football fans and players of Washington Capitals. Today in 1974, they begun a miserable season when they begun a 37 game road losing streak.

In 1928, NY Yankees sweep Cardinalss in 25th World Series, Babe Ruth hits 3 Home Runs in the game – NY Yankees become 1st to sweep consecutive World Series

In 1974, Washington Capitals 1st NHL game, losing 6-3 to NY Rangers at madison square garden. It was the beginning of a 37 game road losing streak.

In 1989, Twenty years after Martin Luther Jr. led the civil right movement, Football world caught up with the rest of American Society when 1st NFL game coached by a black man (Art Shell) was played, his LA Raiders beat NY Jets 14-7 on Monday Night Football.

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