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This Day in Sports History: August 10

Recapping events that took place in the sports world on this day
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This Day in Sports History: August 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, August 10 is a day in which the U.S. Men's Basketball team won gold and the T.O. held one of the most bizarre press conferences in sports history.

 

This Day in Sports History: July 13

Recapping events that took place in the sports world on this day
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This Day in Sports History: July 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, July 13 is a day in which a player hit four home runs and four doubles in one game and six future Hall of Famers homered in the All-Star Game.

 

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.

 

Minnesota Twins Mt. Rushmore (Franchise Four)

Big Train and the Killer. Who else deserves to be honored?
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<p> The Minnesota Twins franchise began in Washington as the Senators (sometimes known as Nationals) in 1901. The team moved to Minneapolis in 1961 and became known as the Twins. There have been many Hall of Famers perform for this franchise, but only four can be enshrined on our Mt. Rushmore.</p>

Major League Baseball is promoting an effort to identify the best four players in each team’s history with their "Franchise Four." We selected our choices for Mt. Rushmores a few years ago. Here are updated versions for all 30 teams. Who are the four baseball players that have risen above all others for each organization? The question sounds simple, right? Not so fast. Let the arguments begin.

 

Minnesota Twins Mt. Rushmore

Minnesota Twins Mt. Rushmore

Big Train and the Killer. Who else deserves to be honored?
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<p> The Minnesota Twins franchise began in Washington as the Senators (sometimes known as Nationals) in 1901. The team moved to Minneapolis in 1961 and became known as the Twins. There have been many Hall of Famers perform for this franchise, but only four can be enshrined on our Mt. Rushmore.</p>

MLB Mt. Rushmores

by Charlie Miller

Major League Baseball is promoting an effort to identify the best four players in each team’s history. We selected our choices for Mt. Rushmores a few years ago. Here are updated versions for all 30 teams. Who are the four baseball players that have risen above all others for each organization? The question sounds simple, right? Not so fast. Let the arguments begin.