On this Day in Sports History August 24
On this day in 1922, Cy Williams became the first Phillie player to his for the cycle.
On this day in 1975, San Francisco Giants pitcher Ed Halicki threw a no-hitter against the Mets.
On this day in 1989, Pete Rose was banned for life by the Commissioner A. Bartlett Giamatti.
On this day in 2007, Greg Maddux became the first pitcher to every win at least 10 games in twenty straight seasons.
On this day in 1992, the Cleveland Browns lost to the Minnesota Vikings, 56-3, making it their worst preseason loss in franchise history.
On this day in 2006, Jerry Rice retires from the NFL as a 49er.