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This Day in Sports History: May 24

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This Day in Sports History: May 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, May 24 is a day in which baseball played its first night and the Indy 500 had its closest finish to date.

 

This Day in Sports History: May 23

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This Day in Sports History: May 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, May 23 is a day in which the Washington Nationals began one of the best turnarounds in baseball history and Billy Martin visited a prospect... in prison.

 

This Day in Sports History: May 21

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This Day in Sports History: May 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, May 21 is a day the NFL determined its fastest man and NASCAR saw one of its greatest feuds.

 

This Day in Sports History: May 19

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This Day in Sports History: May 19

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 19 is a day in which two NBA franchises achieved their greatest success and football's first family of quarterbacks began.

 

This Day in Sports History: May 16

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This Day in Sports History: May 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, May 16 is a day in which Magic Johnson gave one of the best performances of his career and Steve Yzerman hit one of the most memorable shots in Stanley Cup Playoff history.

 

This Day in Sports History: May 15

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This Day in Sports History: May 15

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 15 is a day in which Joe DiMaggio began his record hit streak and Len Barker achieved perfection.

 

This Day in Sports History: May 13

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This Day in Sports History: May 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, May 13 is a day in which "Stan the Man" reached a milestone and we said goodbye to "The Cathedral of Baseball."

 

This Day in Sports History: May 12

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This Day in Sports History: May 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, May 12 is a day in which an MLB pitcher set a record that has stood for nearly 100 years and racing's first family suffered a tragedy.

 

This Day in Sports History: May 11

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This Day in Sports History: May 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, May 11 is a day in which "Dr. J" made his signature play and a beloved baseball movie was released in theaters.

 

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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