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This Day in Sports History (12/29/2019 – 1/4/2019)

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December 29th, 1982

  • Coach of the Alabama Crimson Tide Paul “Bear” Bryant ends his career with 323 total wins.

December 30th, 1957

  • The New York Giants win the NFL championship.

December 31st, 1967

  • The Oakland Raiders defeated the Houston Oilers in the AFL championship game.

January 1st, 1902

  • The first Rose Bowl game was played. Michigan defeated Stanford 49 to 0.

January 2nd, 1965

  • The New York Jets acquire Joe Namath.

January 3rd, 1920

  • The Boston Red Sox sell Babe Ruth to the New York Yankees for $125,000.

January 4th, 2004

  • Both Ryne Sandberg and Wade Boggs are selected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.

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