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THIS DAY IN SPORTS HISTORY: 8/29

1925 – Babe Ruth is suspended and fined $5,000 after showing up late to batting practice.

1950 – The International Olympic Committee votes to admit West Germany and Japan back into the Olympic Games beginning in 1952.

1977 – St. Louis Cardinals speedster Lou Brock passes Ty Cobb for the most stolen bases of all-time with his 894th career steal.

1985 – Don Baylor of the Yankees is hit by a pitch for a record 190th career time.

2004 – The Olympic Games come to a close in Athens, Greece.

2018 – Aaron Rodgers signs a record contract extension with the Green Bay Packers for four years and $103 million in guarantees.

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