This Week In Sports History

Barbara Bell, Sports Editor

Jan. 23    1902 – Winnipeg Victorias sweep Toronto Wellingtons for Stanley Cup


Jan 24      1962 – Jackie Robinson is 1st African American elected to Baseball Hall of Fame


Jan. 25     1989 – Michael Jordan scores his 10,000th NBA point in his fifth season


Jan. 26     1960 – The Oakland Raiders officially enter the American Football League.


Jan. 27     1973 – UCLA’s basketball team wins its 61st consecutive game (NCAA record)


Jan. 28     1996 – The Dallas Cowboys gain their last recorded Super Bowl win in a 27-17 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers.


Jan. 29     1936 – Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Christy Matthewson, Walter Johnson, and Honus Wagner become the first players elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame







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