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WORLD WIDE WICKET COMPANY DEBUTED

On October 14, 1961: How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying premiered on Broadway at the 46th Street Theatre. The production took home seven Tony awards against its eight nominations and ran for 1,417 performances.

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THE BRONX (BASEBALL) ZOO

On October 14, 1978: New York Yankee Reggie Jackson caused a World Series controversy when he was struck in the hip by a ball thrown by Dodger Bill Russell, causing the ball to go into foul ball territory and allowing the Yankees to score. Dodgers protested Jackson’s interference but umpires allowed the play to stand.

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BORN ON THIS DAY: RALPH LAUREN

On October 14, 1939: Iconic designer Ralph Lauren was born Ralph Lifshitz in the Bronx.

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