This Day in Sports History
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1919 – Charges against Cincinnati’s Hal Chase of throwing games and betting against his team are dismissed by National League president John Heydler.
1960 – Bill Russell grabs 51 rebounds in Boston’s 124-100 victory over the Syracuse Nationals. He’s the first player in NBA history to grab over 50 boards in a game.
1989 – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar becomes the first player in NBA history to score 38,000 career points.
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