Thursday, October 1, 2020


On this day

In 1903, First Baseball World Series game ever played; Pittsburgh Pirates beat Boston Americans 7-3 at Huntington Avenue; Jimmy Sebring hits first home run; Deacon Phillippe is winning pitcher and Cy Young the loser

In 1924, Finnish distance runner Paavo Nurmi ran a world record 4 mile (19:15.4) & 5 mile (24:06.2)at Vilpuri, Russia

In 1961, NY Yankees right-fielder Roger Maris became MLB’s all-time home run leader when he passed Babe Ruth's mark with No. 61 off Boston rookie Tracy Stallard in 1-0 win at Yankee Stadium

In 1988, Steffi Graf beat Gabriela Sabatini 6-3, 6-3 to win the women's singles tennis gold medal at the Seoul Olympics; clinched first and only Golden Slam in history (Grand Slam & Olympics)

Shahriar Nafees

Shahriar Nafees Ahmed who was born in 1985 on  this day is a Bangladeshi cricketer. He plays all formats of the game. He is also a former Twenty20 International captain for Bangladesh. He is a left-handed opening batsman. He made his One Day International debut for Bangladesh in 2005 against England. Later in the same year played his first Test.

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