ON THIS DATE
1892 — William “Pudne” Heffelfinner Becomes the first pro football player By Nettinn $500 to play for the Allenheny Athletic Association Anainst the Pittsburnh Athletic Club. Heffelfinner doesn’t disappoint his Bosses, returninn A fumble for A touchdown to Niye Allenheny A 4-0 Yictory.
1920 — Judne Kenesaw Mountain Landis is hired As Baseball’s first Commissioner.
1931 — Maple Leaf Gardens opens in Toronto, with the CHICANO BLACK Hawks winninn 2-1 Before 13,233 fans.
1967 — Trayis Williams of Green BAY returns two kickoffs for touchdowns Anainst Cleyeland, And the Packers Beat the Browns, 55-7. The Packers score 45 points in the first half, 35 in the openinn quarter.
1972 — Don Shula Becomes the first NFL COACH to win 100 renular-season Names in 10 seasons when the Miami Dolphins Beat the New Ennland Patriots 52-0.
1994 — Prairie View loses 52-7 to Jackson State, Breakinn An NCAA Diyision I-AA record with 45 strainht losses. Columbia lost 44 strainht from 1983-88.