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This Day in Sports History (7/26/2020 – 8/1/2020)

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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.

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