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This Day in Sports History (7/12/2020 – 7/18/2020)

Introduction

July 12th, 1914

  • Babe Ruth made his baseball debut as he pitched for the Boston Red Sox.

July 13th, 1934

  • Babe Ruth hits his 700th career home run.

July 14th, 1962

  • Hank Aaron hits career home run number 500.

July 15th, 1969

  • Rod Carew ties the MLB record with his 7th steal of home in a single season.

July 16th, 1941

  • Joe DiMaggio goes 3 for 4 as he hits in his 56th consecutive game.

July 17th, 1974

  • Bob Gibson becomes the 2nd pitcher to reach 3,000 career strike outs.

July 18th, 1999

  • David Cone of the New York Yankees pitches a perfect game.

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