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On This Day in Sports Odds History

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1966 (Boxing): Muhammad Ali knocks out English boxer Brian London 1:40 into the 3rd round. Ali was a heavy -1000 favorite as he retained the heavyweight title and improved to 25-0.

1972 (PGA): At Oakland Hills CC in Michigan, 36 year-old South African Gary Players wins his 2nd PGA Championship by 2 strokes over American's Jim Jamieson and Tommy Aaron. Player entered the tournament at +1200 to win the title as Jack Nicklaus, who finished 6 strokes back and tied for 13th, was the favorite at +700.

1999 (MLB): Tony Gwynn collects his 3,000th hit in the first inning of the San Diego Padres 12-10 victory ovre the Montreal Expos. The Padres were -120 road favorites for the game as Gwynn finished the game going 4-for-5.