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This Day in Sports History (8/9/2020 – 8/15/2020)
- August 9th, 1975
First NFL game ever played in the Louisiana Super Dome.
August 10th, 1981
- Pete Rose passes Stan Musial as the National League All Time hits leader.
August 11th, 1919
- The Green Bay Packers football club was founded.
August 12th, 1964
- Mickey Mantle of the New York Yankees switch hits home runs in a game for the 10th time, and one of the home runs went an amazing 502 feet.
August 13th, 1979
- Lou Brock hits his 3,000th hit.
August 14th, 1990
- Louis Palonia of the California Angels hits an inside the park grand slam.
August 15th, 1912
- Guy Zinn of the New York Yankees sets MLB record by stealing home twice in a single game.
Written by: David Green