October 1st, 1967: Carl Yastrzemski wins baseball’s Triple Crown
Batting Average: .326
Home Runs: 44
2. Jimi Hendrix’s “Axis: Bold As Love” was released.
3. Man walked on the moon for the first time.
4. Barack Obama turned seven years old.
6. Anna Nicole Smith lived her entire life.
8. VHS was introduced.
9. “Saturday Night Live” debuted.
10. The Berlin Wall fell.
13. People heard this sound for the first time.
14. 10 Baseball teams came into existence.
• Kansas City Royals
• Montreal Expos (now Washington Nationals)
• San Diego Padres
• Seattle Pilots (now Milwaukee Brewers)
• Seattle Mariners
• Toronto Blue Jays
• Colorado Rockies
• Florida/Miami Marlins
• Arizona Diamondbacks
• Tampa Bay Rays
15. 25 different Olympic Games were held.
October 3, 2012: Miguel Cabrera becomes the first man since Carl Yastrzemski to win the Triple Crown.
Batting average: .330
Home Runs: 44
MLB’s PR department said it right:
- Big changes to Medicare are taking a backseat as Donald Trump and GOP leaders have opposing views on the hot-button issue.
- Facebook scammers are profiting from pipeline protesters at Standing Rock by stealing Native American artwork.
- The pilot of the jet carrying a Brazilian soccer team chose to skip a refuel stop before crashing in Colombia, killing 71 people.
- Mall of America, the largest mall in the country, is hosting its first ever black Santa 🎅🏿