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This Day in Sports History: August 16

Recapping events that took place in the sports world on this day
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This Day in Sports History: August 16

The history of sports is both vast and rich, thanks to the existence of so many different ones and the longevity associated with them. With so much history to cull through, Athlon Sports wanted to offer the opportunity to look back and see what memorable things happened or milestones were reached on a specific date.

 

With that in mind, August 16 is a day in which baseball lost the Babe and Da Bears took the field under "Iron Mike."

 

This Day in Sports History: August 11

Recapping events that took place in the sports world on this day
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This Day in Sports History: August 11

The history of sports is both vast and rich, thanks to the existence of so many different ones and the longevity associated with them. With so much history to cull through, Athlon Sports wanted to offer the opportunity to look back and see what memorable things happened or milestones were reached on a specific date.

 

With that in mind, August 11 is a day in which baseball's 500 home run club was born and played its final games of a great season.

 

This Day in Sports History: July 22

Recapping events that took place in the sports world on this day
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This Day in Sports History: July 22

The history of sports is both vast and rich, thanks to the existence of so many different ones and the longevity associated with them. With so much history to cull through, Athlon Sports wanted to offer the opportunity to look back and see what memorable things happened or milestones were reached on a specific date.

 

With that in mind, July 22 is a day in which the first auto race took place and the last living person to have pitched to Babe Ruth passed away.

 

This Day in Sports History: July 11

Recapping events that took place in the sports world on this day
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This Day in Sports History: July 11

The history of sports is both vast and rich, thanks to the existence of so many different ones and the longevity associated with them. With so much history to cull through, Athlon Sports wanted to offer the opportunity to look back and see what memorable things happened or milestones were reached on a specific date.

 

With that in mind, July 11 is a day of memorable MLB All-Star Game moments and arguably the biggest chess match in history.

 

This Day in Sports History: July 10

Recapping events that took place in the sports world on this day
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This Day in Sports History: July 10

The history of sports is both vast and rich, thanks to the existence of so many different ones and the longevity associated with them. With so much history to cull through, Athlon Sports wanted to offer the opportunity to look back and see what memorable things happened or milestones were reached on a specific date.

 

With that in mind, July 10 is a day in which five Hall of Famers in a row struck out and women's sports drew its largest crowd.

 

This Day in Sports History: July 6

Recapping events that took place in the sports world on this day
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This Day in Sports History: July 6

The history of sports is both vast and rich, thanks to the existence of so many different ones and the longevity associated with them. With so much history to cull through, Athlon Sports wanted to offer the opportunity to look back and see what memorable things happened or milestones were reached on a specific date.

 

With that in mind, July 6 is a day in which one Babe Ruth made his presence known in MLB's first All-Star Game and Rafael Nadal beat Roger Federer staged their greatest match.

 

This Day in Sports History: June 23

Recapping events that took place in the sports world on this day
This Day in Sports History: June 23

The history of sports is both vast and rich, thanks to the existence of so many different ones and the longevity associated with them. With so much history to cull through, Athlon Sports wanted to offer the opportunity to look back and see what memorable things happened or milestones were reached on a specific date.

 

With that in mind, June 23 is the day in which a federal law changed women's sports forever and Babe Ruth got ejected and awarded part of a no-hitter.

 

This Day in Sports History: June 13

Recapping events that took place in the sports world on this day
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This Day in Sports History: June 13

The history of sports is both vast and rich, thanks to the existence of so many different ones and the longevity associated with them. With so much history to cull through, Athlon Sports wanted to offer the opportunity to look back and see what memorable things happened or milestones were reached on a specific date.

 

With that in mind, June 13 is a day in which the Babe said goodbye to Yankee fans and Roger Clemens reached two career milestones in the same game.

 

This Day in Sports History: June 12

Recapping events that took place in the sports world on this day
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This Day in Sports History: June 12

The history of sports is both vast and rich, thanks to the existence of so many different ones and the longevity associated with them. With so much history to cull through, Athlon Sports wanted to offer the opportunity to look back and see what memorable things happened or milestones were reached on a specific date.

 

With that in mind, June 12 is the day in which baseball's most renowned institution opened and a double-murder rocked the sports world and the country as a whole.

 

25 Best Sluggers in MLB History

Ranking the best while considering a number of factors, including steroid use
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25 Best Sluggers in MLB History

"The Long Hot Summer" premieres on ESPN this Sunday before moving over to ESPN+. The "30 for 30" documentary tells the story of the exciting 1998 home run race between Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa and the complex feelings about it that emerged afterward in the wake of the steroid scandal.

 

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