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This Day in Sports History: August 30

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This Day in Sports History: August 30

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 30 is a day in which a pitcher began a record streak of scoreless innings and another got his 3,000th strikeout.

 

This Day in Sports History: August 22

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This Day in Sports History: August 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, August 22 is a day in which the first pitcher crossed the 5,000-strikeout threshold and the biggest blowout of the modern MLB era took place.

 

This Day in Sports History: August 21

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This Day in Sports History: August 21

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 21 is a day in which the Tampa Bay Buccaneers first played for a home crowd and Tiger Woods accomplished a feat that had not been achieved in nearly 50 years.

 

This Day in Sports History: August 13

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This Day in Sports History: August 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, August 13 is a day in which an elbow injury in practice sidelined a Hall of Fame quarterback for nearly two seasons and the longest win streak in MLB history began.

 

This Day in Sports History: July 31

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This Day in Sports History: July 31

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 31 is a day in which a disrupted MLB season resumed and Michael Phelps became the Olympics all-time leader in hardware.

 

This Day in Sports History: July 24

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This Day in Sports History: July 24

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 24 is the date of the famous "Pine Tar Incident" and the founding of a small settlement in Utah that eventually led to a college football powerhouse.

 

This Day in Sports History: June 29

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This Day in Sports History: June 29

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 29 is one in which two no-hitters were thrown on the same day and a player's one inning in the Majors was immortalized in pop culture.

 

This Day in Sports History: June 3

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This Day in Sports History: June 3

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 3 is a day in which Magic Johnson and Michael Jordan set NBA Finals records and we lost one of the most iconic sports figures of all time.

 

This Day in Sports History: May 10

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This Day in Sports History: May 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, May 10 is a day in which the most iconic photograph in NHL history was taken and one of the most influential sports books ever written was published.

 

This Day in Sports History: May 8

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This Day in Sports History: May 8

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, May 8 is a day in which two NFL defensive legends were born and Willis Reed made one of the most dramatic entrances in NBA history.

 

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