Muhammad Ali, Mohammed Ali, United States discussed on KSTE Programming
Sports fans at sandy west. I'm here to take you on a journey back to this week in sports history. Let's start back in one thousand nine hundred eighty four with the first US NHL franchises born. It's the Boston Bruins this week. In one thousand nine hundred eighty four the shot clock. I came into use in Syracuse New York where the Syracuse nationals now the Philadelphia seventy Sixers their owner general manager experimented with a twenty four second version during a scrimmage game. The NBA adopted the shot clock for the nineteen fifty four fifty five season this week in one thousand nine hundred sixty Muhammad Ali then known as Cassius Clay wins his first professional fight. He beats tiny hunt secure in six rounds. Now the same week in one thousand nine hundred eighty four thirty two year old Mohammed Ali becomes the heavyweight champion of the world for the second time when he knocks out twenty five year old chant George Foreman in the round of the rumble in the jungle this week in nineteen Seventy-three, Tom. Seaver becomes the first non twenty game winner to win baseball Cy Young award this week in two thousand one Derek Jeter hits major league baseball first World Series, November homerun the game had just gone past midnight. When cheater hit the game winning home run and this week ten years ago in two thousand eight the Philadelphia Phillies win the World Series their first since one thousand nine hundred eighty defeating the Tampa Bay rays four games to one the two thousand eight World Series is notable. Because it's the only fall classic to involve a mid game suspension and resumption two days later game. Five was suspended in the sixth inning on October twenty eighth due to rain with the score tied at two two. That's your iheartradio weekend sports time.