Newspaper article Charleston Gazette Mail

Sports History

Newspaper article Charleston Gazette Mail

Sports History

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Oct. 26

1907 - Jim Thorpe makes his Carlisle (Pa.) debut, dazzling a crowd of 22,800 in a 26-6 defeat of No. 4 Penn at Philadelphia's Franklin Field. Thorpe rushes, returns kicks and does all the kicking. 1968 - Brooks Dawson of UTEP completes 17 of 24 passes for 304 yards in the final 10:21 of the fourth quarter, leading the Miners beat BYU 31-25.

1980 - The St. Louis Cardinals sack Baltimore quarterback Bert Jones 12 times in a 17-10 victory.

1980 - Earl Campbell of the Houston Oilers rushes for 202 yards and two touchdowns in a 23-3 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals.

1990 - Wayne Gretzky becomes the NHL first player to reach the 2,000-point plateau when he helps set up a goal by Tomas Sandstrom at 14:32 of the first period of the Los Angeles Kings' game at Winnipeg. …

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