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On this Day in Sports History August 23

On this Day in Sports History August 23

MLB

On this day in 1907, Howie Camnitz of the Pirates throws a no-hitter against the Giants in a five-inning game.

On this day in 1982, Seattle Mariners pitcher Gaylord Perry was thrown out of the game for pitching a spitball.

On this day in 1989, Cincinnati Reds manager Pete Rose agrees to his lifetime suspension from baseball due to allegations he bet on the game.

On this day in 1998, Barry Bonds becomes the first player in big league history to hit 400 homers and steal at least 400 bases in his career.

On this day in 2001, Randy Johnson of the Arizona Diamondbacks become the first pitcher in major league history to strike out 300 batters in four consecutive seasons.

On this day in 2006, Carlos Delgado blasted his 400th career home run.

 

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