Today in sports history

Sports Nov 27, 2014 Hamilton Spectator

1870 — New York Times dubs baseball "The National Game."

1941 — New York Yankee Joe DiMaggio is named AL MVP.

1943 — 31st CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Flying Wildcats defeat Winn Bombers, 23-14.

1947 — New York Yankee Joe DiMaggio wins his 3rd MVP, beating Boston's Ted Williams by 1 vote.

1948 — 36th CFL Grey Cup: Calgary Stampeders defeat Ottawa Rough Riders, 12-7.

1954 — 42nd CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeat Montreal Alouettes, 26-25.

1960 — Gordie Howe becomes first NHL player to score 1,000 points.

1961 — Gordie Howe becomes first to play in 1,000 NHL games.

1965 — 53rd CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeat Winnipeg Blue Bombers, 22-16.

1966 — In highest-scoring NFL game, Wash Redskins defeat NY Giants 72-41.

1975 — Boston Red Sox's Fred Lynn is first rookie to win MVP (AL).

1977 — 65th CFL Grey Cup: Montreal Alouettes defeat Edmonton Eskimos, 41-6.

1983 — 71st CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeat B.C. Lions, 18-17.

1988 — 76th CFL Grey Cup: Winnipeg Blue Bombers defeat BC Lions, 22-21.

1994 — 82nd CFL Grey Cup: British Columbia Lions defeat Baltimore Stallions, 26-23.

1997 — Detroit Lions' Barry Sanders becomes NFL's second all-time rusher.

2005 — 93rd CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeat Montreal Alouettes, 38-35.

2011 — 99th CFL Grey Cup: BC Lions defeat Winnipeg Blue Bombers, 34-23.

Today in sports history

Sports Nov 27, 2014 Hamilton Spectator

1870 — New York Times dubs baseball "The National Game."

1941 — New York Yankee Joe DiMaggio is named AL MVP.

1943 — 31st CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Flying Wildcats defeat Winn Bombers, 23-14.

1947 — New York Yankee Joe DiMaggio wins his 3rd MVP, beating Boston's Ted Williams by 1 vote.

1948 — 36th CFL Grey Cup: Calgary Stampeders defeat Ottawa Rough Riders, 12-7.

1954 — 42nd CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeat Montreal Alouettes, 26-25.

1960 — Gordie Howe becomes first NHL player to score 1,000 points.

1961 — Gordie Howe becomes first to play in 1,000 NHL games.

1965 — 53rd CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeat Winnipeg Blue Bombers, 22-16.

1966 — In highest-scoring NFL game, Wash Redskins defeat NY Giants 72-41.

1975 — Boston Red Sox's Fred Lynn is first rookie to win MVP (AL).

1977 — 65th CFL Grey Cup: Montreal Alouettes defeat Edmonton Eskimos, 41-6.

1983 — 71st CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeat B.C. Lions, 18-17.

1988 — 76th CFL Grey Cup: Winnipeg Blue Bombers defeat BC Lions, 22-21.

1994 — 82nd CFL Grey Cup: British Columbia Lions defeat Baltimore Stallions, 26-23.

1997 — Detroit Lions' Barry Sanders becomes NFL's second all-time rusher.

2005 — 93rd CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeat Montreal Alouettes, 38-35.

2011 — 99th CFL Grey Cup: BC Lions defeat Winnipeg Blue Bombers, 34-23.

Today in sports history

Sports Nov 27, 2014 Hamilton Spectator

1870 — New York Times dubs baseball "The National Game."

1941 — New York Yankee Joe DiMaggio is named AL MVP.

1943 — 31st CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Flying Wildcats defeat Winn Bombers, 23-14.

1947 — New York Yankee Joe DiMaggio wins his 3rd MVP, beating Boston's Ted Williams by 1 vote.

1948 — 36th CFL Grey Cup: Calgary Stampeders defeat Ottawa Rough Riders, 12-7.

1954 — 42nd CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeat Montreal Alouettes, 26-25.

1960 — Gordie Howe becomes first NHL player to score 1,000 points.

1961 — Gordie Howe becomes first to play in 1,000 NHL games.

1965 — 53rd CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeat Winnipeg Blue Bombers, 22-16.

1966 — In highest-scoring NFL game, Wash Redskins defeat NY Giants 72-41.

1975 — Boston Red Sox's Fred Lynn is first rookie to win MVP (AL).

1977 — 65th CFL Grey Cup: Montreal Alouettes defeat Edmonton Eskimos, 41-6.

1983 — 71st CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeat B.C. Lions, 18-17.

1988 — 76th CFL Grey Cup: Winnipeg Blue Bombers defeat BC Lions, 22-21.

1994 — 82nd CFL Grey Cup: British Columbia Lions defeat Baltimore Stallions, 26-23.

1997 — Detroit Lions' Barry Sanders becomes NFL's second all-time rusher.

2005 — 93rd CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeat Montreal Alouettes, 38-35.

2011 — 99th CFL Grey Cup: BC Lions defeat Winnipeg Blue Bombers, 34-23.