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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.

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