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On this Day in Sports History August 20

On this Day in Sports History August 20

MLB

On this day in 1912, Senators pitcher Carl Cashion threw a no-hitter against the Indians in six-inning.

On this day in 1945, Tommy Brown of the Dodgers became the youngest player to hit a major league home run at the age of 17 years, 8 months and 14 days.

On this day in 1957, White Sox pitcher Robert Keegan threw a no-hitter against the Senators.

On this day in 1974, Nolan Ryan struck out 19 batters for the third time in the season.

NFL

On this day in 1991, Dan Marino became the highest paid NFL player with a five-year, $25 million extension.

On this day in 2005, Thomas Herrion of the San Francisco 49ers collapsed and died after a preseason game in Denver.

Golf

On this day in 2006, Tiger Woods won the PGA Championship at Medinah Country Club.

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