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THIS DATE IN SPORTS HISTORY

1904 – Ty Cobb makes his pro baseball debut, playing for Augusta in the South Atlantic League.

1967 – After 737 home games, the Dodgers have their first rain out in Los Angeles.

1980 – Rosie Ruiz wins the Boston Marathon, finishing in a time of two hours, 31 minutes, and 56 seconds. After an investigation, Ruiz is stripped of the title after it was determined she did not run the entire race.

1989 – Future US president George W. Bush is named CEO of the Texas Rangers.

1991 – The Dallas Cowboys select University of Miami defensive tackle Russell Maryland with the first pick in the NFL Draft.

2001 – The Atlanta Falcons draft Michael Vick with the #1 overall pick.

2012 – White Sox pitcher Phillip Humber throws a perfect game against the Seattle Mariners. It’s the 21st perfect game in MLB history.


2013 – Joe Scarborough, an electrical contractor, rolls the first 900 series in Professional Bowlers Association history – that’s three straight perfect games.

2018 – Sean Manaea of the Oakland A’s, who pitched at both South Central and Andrean, throws a no-hitter against the Boston Red Sox.

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