spotlight Today in sports history: Bill Mazeroski's walk-off homer hands Pirates 1960 World Series title Associated Press Oct 13, 2020 Oct 13, 2020 Updated Oct 13, 2020 Here's a look back at sports happenings on this date in history, Oct. 13. 1960: Bill Mazeroski hits walk-off home run to give Pirates the World Series championship 1960 — Bill Mazeroski opens the bottom of the ninth with a home run off Ralph Terry of the New York Yankees to give the Pittsburgh Pirates a 10-9 victory and the World Series championship.In this Oct. 13, 1960, file photo, fans rush onto the field toward Pittsburgh Pirates' Bill Mazeroski as he comes home on his Game 7-ending home run in the ninth inning to win the World Series against the New York Yankees in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Harry Harris, File) AP FILE 1963: Mickey Wright wins her fourth LPGA championship in six years 1963 — Mickey Wright wins her fourth LPGA championship in six years by beating Mary Lena Faulk, Mary Mills and Louise Suggs by two strokes.Mickey Wright of Dallas swings her putter on the 18th green and sinks a 15-foot birdie putt at the Dallas Civitan Open golf tournament at Glen Lakes Country Club in Dallas, Texas, May 26, 1963. Wright won the tourney with a 72-hole score of 283. (AP Photo) AP FILE 2011: American Jordyn Wieber wins all-around world title 2011 — American Jordyn Wieber wins another gold medal, beating Russia’s Viktoria Komova for the all-around title at the world gymnastics championships in Tokyo. Wieber, who led the Americans to the team title two days earlier, finishes with 59.382 points, just 0.033 ahead of the Russian.USA's Jordyn Wieber performs on the balance beam on her way to winning the women's individual all-round final of the Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Tokyo, Japan Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara) AP FILE 2013: Dennis Kimetto overcomes malaria to win Chicago Marathon 2013 — Kenya’s Dennis Kimetto, six weeks removed from a bout of malaria, breaks the course mark in capturing the Chicago Marathon. Kimetto finishes in 2 hours, 3 minutes, 45 seconds, leading a 1-2-3 finish for Kenyan men. He beats the mark of 2:04:38 set by Ethiopia’s Tsegaye Kebede last year.Dennis Kimetto of Kenya crosses the finish line to win the Chicago Marathon on Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Andrew A. Nelles) AP FILE 2017: Detroit hands Vegas its first franchise loss 2017 — Gustav Nyquist scores twice and Detroit has four goals in the third period to beat Vegas 6-3, handing the NHL’s newest franchise its first loss. Vegas is the first NHL expansion team to win its first three games.Detroit Red Wings' Gustav Nyquist, right, celebrates with Anthony Mantha after Nyquist scored against the Vegas Golden Knights during the third period of an NHL hockey game Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher) AP FILE Video View Comments Tags Wire Timegoggles Dcc Dccjs Sports Related to this collection +4 National Barrett faces senators on health care, legal precedent; Defiant Trump defends record at rally; and more Updated Oct 13, 2020 Get caught up with the morning's top headlines, the national weather forecast, today's celebrity birthdays and more.