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This Day in Sports History (8/30/2020 – (9/5/2020)


August 30th, 1990

  • Ken Griffey and Ken Griffey Jr. become first father and son to play on the same Major League Baseball team with the Seattle Mariners.

August 31st, 1894

  • Billy Hamilton of the Philadelphia Phillies steals 7 bases in a game.

September 1st, 1890

  • First baseball tripleheader (Boston vs. Pittsburgh).

September 2nd, 1987

  • Kevin Bass is first National League player to switch hit home runs in a game twice in one season.

September 3rd, 1974

  • Legendary guard in the NBA, Oscar Robinson, retires from playing professional basketball.

September 4th, 1953

  • The New York Yankees become the first team in Major League Baseball to win 5 consecutive championships.

September 5th, 1922

  • The New York Yankees play their final game at the Polo Grounds.

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