October 5th In NYC History
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1785...The cornerstone is laid for St. Peter's Church at Barclay and Church Streets.
1921...The World Series is broadcast on radio for the first time, as sportswriter Grantland Rice describes the action between the Yankees and the ultimately victorious New York Giants.
1942...The Yankees lose the World Series to the St. Louis Cardinals 4-1 when they lose the fifth game 4-2 at Yankee Stadium.
1960...New York's Casey Stengel sets a Major League record by appearing as a manager in his 10th World Series.