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Today in Sports History: August 21

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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

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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

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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

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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

Today in Sports History: August 17

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Today in Sports History: August 17th 1869 – First international boat race (Thames River) (Oxford beats Harvard). 1894 – Philadelphia Phillies get 36 hits, Sam Thompson hits for cycle beating Louisville 29-4. 1904 – Boston Red Sox’ pitcher Jesse Tannehell no-hits Chicago White Sox, 6-0. 1918 – Samuel Riddle buys Man O’ War race horse

Today in Sports History: August 16

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Today in Sports History: August 16th 1743 – Earliest boxing code of rules formulated in England (Jack Broughton). 1870 – Fred Goldsmith demonstrates that curve ball thrown in baseball isn’t an optical illusion. 1915 – Kansas City Packers’ pitcher Alex Main no-hits Buffalo Blues (Federal League), 5-0. 1920 – Ray Chapman, of the Cleveland Indians,

Today in Sports History: August 15

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Today in Sports History: August 15th 1899 – Louisville Colonels’ Henry Dowling is struck out five times in a game. 1905 – Philadelphia Athletics’ Rube Waddell no-hits Saint Louis Browns, 2-0 in five innings. 1912 – New York Yankees’ player Guy Zinn sets record by stealing home twice in a game. 1960 – Chicago Bears