Tuesday, November 3, 2020


On this day

In 1934, NY Yankees 1st baseman Lou Gehrig won American League Triple Crown after hitting .363 with 49 HRs and 165 RBI; but Philadelphia A's catcher Mickey Cochrane (.320, 2 HRs, 76 RBI) was named AL MVP

In 1942, Boston Red Sox outfielder Ted Williams won American League Triple Crown (.356 average, 36 HRs, 137 RBI); but NY Yankees pitcher Joe Gordon was AL MVP

In 1965, Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Sandy Koufax was named Cy Young Award winner by a unanimous vote and for a third time; posted 26-8 record, 1.73 ERA and record-shattering 382 strikeouts

In 2019, British Mercedes driver and defending champion Lewis Hamilton finished second in the US Grand Prix at Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas to clinch his 6th F1 Drivers World Championship

Bryan Young

Bryan Young who was born in 1964 is a former international cricketer. He played 35 Test matches and 74 One Day Internationals for New Zealand between 1990 and 1999. He played internationally as a right-handed opening batsman who scored over 2,000 Test runs. His highest score is 267 not out against Sri Lanka in 1997.

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