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This Day in Sports History — October 13

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Here are just some of the notable sports moments that happened on October 13:

1903 — Bill Dinneen of the Boston Pilgrims shut out the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates, 3-0, in Game 8 to win the first World Series ever played, then in a best-of-nine-game format. (More info.)

1960 — Bill Mazeroski of the Pirates hit a game- and series-winning home run off Ralph Terry of the Yankees as Pittsburgh beat New York, 10-9, in Game 7 of the World Series at Forbes Field. (More info.)

1971 — The Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Baltimore Orioles, 4-3, at Three Rivers Stadium in Game 4 of the World Series and the first ever played at night. (More info.)

1996 — Nick Lowrey of the New York Jets kicked his 374th career field goal to break Jan Stenerud’s NFL record. (More info.)

1998 — The NBA canceled the first two weeks of the 1998-99 season after negotiations between owners and players broke down. (More info.)

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