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On this Day in Sports History April 12

On this Day in Sports History April 12

MLB

On this day in 1988, the Baltimore Orioles fired Cal Ripken Sr. after the team started the season 0-6 and replaced him with Frank Robinson, who would remain the O’s manager until 1991.

On this day in 2003, the Kansas City Royals won their franchise record ninth straight game to start the season.  The Royals defeated the Cleveland Indians 5-2.

On this day in 2010, the Minnesota Twins won their inaugural game at Target Field, beating the Boston Red Sox 5-2.  Twins DH Jason Kubel hit the first home run in the park in the seventh inning of the game.

NBA

On this day in 1995, the Golden State Warriors made a record 17 three-points in a 123-109 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves.

NFL

On this day in 1995, the NFL owner voted to give permission for the L.A. Rams to move to St. Louis.

 

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