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THIS DATE IN SPORTS HISTORY
1882 – Richard Higham becomes the only umpire to be banished from baseball after it is discovered he was part of fixing games.
1922 – The American Professional Football Association is renamed the National Football League.
1922 – The Chicago Staleys change their name to the Chicago Bears.
1936 – Joe DiMaggio is the fifth player in MLB history to hit two home runs in one inning.
1947 – Jackie Robinson steals home for the first of 19 times in his career.
1980 – The Atlanta Flames hockey team moves to Calgary.
1983 – Don Sutton becomes the eighth pitcher in MLB history to strikeout 3,000 hitters in his career.
1992 – MLB Commissioner Fay Vincent bans Steve Howe from baseball due to substance abuse issues. Howe would be reinstated in 1993.
1992 – The Orlando Magic draft LSU center Shaquille O’Neal with the #1 overall pick in the NBA Draft.
1995 – The New Jersey Devils complete a sweep of the Detroit Red Wings to win the Stanley Cup.
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