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THIS DATE IN SPORTS HISTORY
1917 – Hank Gowdy is the first baseball player to enlist in World War I.
1923 – The New York Giants defeat the Philadelphia Phillies 22-8, scoring in every inning of the game.
1925 – Lou Gehrig pinch hits for Pee-Wee Wanninge, starting a streak of 2,130 consecutive games.
1937 – White Sox pitcher Bill Dietrich throws a no-hitter against the St. Louis Browns.
1939 – Lou Nova defeats Max Baer via TKO in the 11th round in the first ever televised boxing match.
1939 – The first night game in MLB history takes place at Shribe Park in Philadelphia with the Pirates beating the Phillies 5-2.
1946 – “Assault” becomes the seventh horse to win the Triple Crown.
1975 – Nolan Ryan, then with the California Angels, throws his fourth career no-hitter, shutting down the Orioles. This ties Sandy Koufax for most in MLB history.
1992 – The Pittsburgh Penguins win their second straight Stanley Cup, defeating the Blackhawks in four games.
1996 – LSU’s women’s track team wins their 10th straight national championship.
2012 – Johan Santana throws the first no-hitter in the history of the New York Mets, beating the Cardinals 8-0.
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