10-19-08 Looking back

Published 12:00 am Sunday, October 19, 2008

TWENTY YEARS AGO — Rick Honeycutt gives up one hit in two shutout innings and Mark McGwire hits a one-out solo home run in the bottom of the ninth inning as Oakland defeats Los Angeles 2-1 in Game 3 of the World Series.

TEN YEARS AGO — Forty-four-year-old Steve DeBerg throws his first touchdown pass in five years and Eugene Robinson has a 25-yard interception return for a touchdown as Atlanta defeats New Orleans 31-23.

FIVE YEARS AGO — Eli Manning completes 14 of 22 passes for 230 yards and three touchdowns as the Ole Miss Rebels go to 3-0 in the SEC for the first time since 1970 after defeating the Alabama Crimson Tide 43-28.

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