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THIS DATE IN SPORTS HISTORY

1921 – Babe Ruth becomes the home run king by hitting the 120th home run of his career, passing Gavvy Cravath for most all time.

1944 – At 15 years and 316 days old, Cincinnati Reds relief pitcher Joe Nuxhall is the youngest player in MLB history.

1952 – White Sox outfielder Sam Mele drives in six runs in the 4th inning of a 15-4 win over the A’s. He’s just the sixth player in MLB history to have six RBI in one inning.

1972 – Hank Aaron passes Willie Mays for the #2 spot on the all time home run list by hitting his 649th career home run.

1981 – Pete Rose ties Stan Musial’s National League record of 3,630 hits.

1984 – The Boston Celtics defeat the Los Angeles Lakers in game seven to win the NBA title.

1996 – The Colorado Avalanche finish off a sweep of the Florida Panthers to win the Stanley Cup.

2000 – The New Jersey Devils beat the Dallas Stars 2-1 in the second overtime to win the Stanley Cup.

2005 – Babe Ruth’s 1919 contract that moved him from Boston to New York is sold at auction for $996,000.

 

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