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This Day in Sports History (7/26/2020 – 8/1/2020)
July 26th, 2005
- Chicago Cubs player Greg Maddux becomes only the 13th MLB pitcher to record 3,000 strikeouts.
July 27th, 1986
- Greg LeMond won the Tour de France.
July 28th, 1933
- The National Football League divides into five team divisions.
July 29th, 1990
- The Boston Red Sox set the Major League Baseball record for doubles in a single game with 12 doubles.
July 30th, 1960
- The First AFL preseason game was played. The match up was between the Boston Patriots and the Buffalo Bills.
July 31st, 1910
- The Chicago Cubs pitcher King Cole no hit the Saint Louis Browns.
August 1st, 1987
- Mike Tyson defeated Tony Tucker to become the undisputed heavyweight champion.
Written by: David Green