ANDREWS MCMEEL ALMANACToday is the 300th day of 2020 and the 35th day of autumn. TODAY'S SPORTS: In 1997, the Florida Marlins became the youngest Major League Baseball franchise ever to win a World Series, earning the championship in its fifth year of existence. The 4-year-old Arizona Diamondbacks surpassed the Marlins' mark with a World Series win in 2001. The horseback delivery service, which relayed mail from St. Joseph, Missouri, to Sacramento, California, officially ceased operations on this day in 1861. TODAY'S MOON: Between first quarter moon (Oct. 23) and full moon (Oct. 31).