Today In Sporting History

Posted: October 19, 2007 in Today in history

In 1856,  James Kelly & Jack Smith fight bareknuckle for 6hours 15 minutes in Melbourne Australia. It was a classic ultimate fight.

In 1919, Red Sox beat White Sox, 5 games to 3 in 16th World Series. This series is known as the black sox scandal as 7 White Sox players throw the series.

In 1941,  1st woman jockey in North America, Anna Lee Wiley in Mexico

In 1943, New York Yankee 2nd baseman Joe Gordon announces retirement. His reason was that he hates New York.

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