Larry Walker

This Day in Sports History: July 20

Recapping events that took place in the sports world on this day
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This Day in Sports History: July 20

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 20 is a day in which a martial arts icon died suddenly and O.J. Simpson ended up back in the news.

 

10 Most Exciting Seasons in MLB History

The 1998 campaign produced some of the best moments in MLB history
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10 Most Exciting Seasons in MLB History

"The Long Hot Summer," which premieres on ESPN this Sunday before moving over to ESPN+, tells the story of the exciting 1998 home run race that captivated the entire country. Only a handful of seasons have produced moments throughout the regular season that transcended the fan base. Here are the 10 most memorable.

 

Colorado Rockies Mt. Rushmore (Franchise Four)

Two names are easy, another is a rising star. Who's the fourth?
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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.