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Today in Sports History: August 24

By: Team Red Zone | 2 months ago

Today in Sports History: August 24th 1905 – Chicago Cubs beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 in 20 innings. 1906 – Cincinnati Reds’ pitcher John Weimer no-hits Brooklyn Dodgers, 1-0 in 7-inning game. 1912 – New York City hold ticker tape parade for Jim Thorpe and victorious US Olympic athletes. 1922 – First Philadelphia Phillies’ player

Today in Sports History: August 23

By: Team Red Zone | 2 months ago

Today in Sports History: August 23rd 1883 – Philadelphia Phillies make 27 errors against Providence (wild pitches, walks and passballs count as errors prior to 1888). 1907 – Pittsburgh Pirates’ pitcher Howie Camnitz no-hits New York Giants, 1-0 in five-inning game. 1933 – First televised boxing match, between Archie Sexton and Laurie Raiteri in London,

Today in Sports History: August 22

By: Team Red Zone | 2 months ago

Today in Sports History: August 22nd 1851 – Yacht America wins first Royal Yacht Squadron Cup (America’s Cup). 1917 – Pittsburgh Pirates play fourth straight extra inning game, Carson Bigbee sets record of 11 at-bats, they lose in 22 innings to Brooklyn Dodgers. 1934 – Boston Red Sox pitcher Wes Ferrell hits two home runs

Today in Sports History: August 21

By: Team Red Zone | 2 months ago

Today in Sports History: August 21st 1887 – Mighty (Dan) Casey strikes out in a game with the New York Giants. 1901 – Joe McGinnity is suspended from the National League for punching and spitting on an umpire. 1922 – Curly Lambeau and Green Bay Football Club granted NFL franchise. 1926 – Chicago White Sox

Today in Sports History: August 20

By: Team Red Zone | 2 months ago

Today in Sports History: August 20th 1912 – Washington Senators’ pitcher Carl Cushion no-hits Cleveland Naps, 2-0 in six innings. 1920 – Allen Woodring wins Oympic 200m dash wearing borrowed shoes. 1920 – Preliminary meeting in Akron to form American Pro Football Association. 1945 – Brooklyn Dodgers’ Tommy Brown becomes youngest home run hitter (age

Today in Sports History: August 19

By: Team Red Zone | 2 months ago

Today in Sports History: August 19th 1876 – Madeline (US) beats Countess Dufferin (Canada) in fourth America’s Cup. 1879 – First National Archery Association tournament (Chicago, Illinois). 1928 – Games of the IX Olympiad close in Amsterdam. 1936 – Diver Marjorie Gestring is youngest Olympic gold medalist (13 years 268 days). 1950 – New York

Today in Sports History: August 18

By: Team Red Zone | 2 months ago

Today in Sports History: August 18th 1866 – In Buffalo, New York, horse Dexter runs the mile under saddle in 2:18 minutes. 1941 – Philadelphia Phillies commit 8 errors in a game. 1946 – Golf Writers Associaton of America formed. 1956 – Cincinnati Reds (8) and Chicago Cubs (2) combine to hit ten home runs