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This Day in Sports History (7/12/2020 – 7/18/2020)
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.
Written by: David Green