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On this Day in Sports History August 17

On this Day in Sports History August 17

MLB

On this day in 1904, Boson Americans pitcher Jesse Tannehill threw a no-hitter against the White Sox.

On this day in 1920, Cleveland Indians shortstop Ray Chapman become the first and only player to die as a result of being hit by a pitch.

On this day in 1973, 42-year-old Willie Mays hits his 660th and final home run of his career off of Reds pitcher Don Gullett.

On this day in 1992, Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Kevin Gross no-hit the Giants.

On this day in 2014, Michael Cuddyer hit for the cycle, becoming only the 30th player to hit multiple cycles in their careers.

Golf

On this day in 1997, Davis Love III won the PGA Championship at Winged Foot Golf Club.

On this day in 2003, Shaun Micheel won the PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club.

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