Today In Sporting History

Posted: November 14, 2007 in Today in history

Welcome to today highlights in sporting history. Today in 1991 Michael Jackson Video “Black or White” premiered at FOX TV.

In 1888,  St Andrews Golf Club, Yonkers New York, opens with just 6 holes.

In 1970,  Marshall U football team wiped out in air crash at Kenova WV.

In 1973, Canada begins production of Olympic coins.

In 1986,  – Doubleday Publishing make a $60 Million profit when they sell New York Mets to Nelson Doubleday and Fred Wilpon for a reported $80.5 million.

In 1993, Don Shula becomes winningest coach in NFL history. He holds NFL records for regular season wins (328), total victories (347),most games coached (526), most consecutive seasons coached (33), Super Bowl appearances (6) and Super Bowl losses (4).

He is best known as coach of the Miami Dolphins, the team he led to two Super Bowl victories, and to the NFL’s only undefeated Perfect Season in 1972.

 

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