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  Monday, 4 November, 2002, 23:49 GMT
Happened on this Day - 5 November
2001: Arizona Diamondbacks win baseball's World Series after a thrilling 3-2 Game Seven victory over the New York Yankees.

The Diamondbacks franchise was formed only in 1998 - the three-year wait for success is the shortest in major league history - and their victory brought to an end the three-year winning run of the Yankees.

1971: Her Royal Highness Princess Anne is voted Sportswoman of the Year by the British Sportswriters Association, following her win on Doublet in the European Three-Day Event at Burghley.

1932: Arsenal manager Herbert Chapman persuades London Transport to change the name of the proposed new underground station close to Highbury from Gillespie Road to Arsenal.

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