October 5, 1921 in New York history

📝 On This Day 📝

100 years ago on October 5th, 1921

A game between the NY Giants and NY Yankees at the Polo Grounds in Manhattan becomes the first World Series broadcast live on radio

The Yankees won the first game, played in front of 30,203 attendees, but the Giants would win the overall series 5 games to 3. With two New York teams facing off, it was also the first World Series with all games played at one location, similar to the Subway Series that is played today between the Yankees and the Mets.

Mike McNally steals home, 10/5/1921 World Series Game at Polo Grounds, 5th inning via Library of Congress


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🌎 World History 🌏

Library of Congress  •  New York Times  •  BBC  •  Wikipedia


🌞 Weather Records 🌞

Record High: 94°F in 1941
Record Low: 35°F in 1881


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