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On this Day in Sports History August 29

On this Day in Sports History August 29

MLB

On this day in 1948, Jackie Robinson hit for the cycle.

On this day in 1951, the New York Yankees traded Lew Burdette and $50,000 to the Braves for Johnny Sain.

On this day in 1965, Willie Mays broke Ralph Kiner‘s record for most home runs in a month, when he hit his 17th homer in the month of August.

On this day in 1977, Lou Brock collected his 893rd career stolen base, passing Ty Cobb‘s record that was held for 49 years.

On this day in 1982, George Brett recorded his 1,500th career hit.

On this day in 2012, Darwin Barney played in his 114th straight game at second base without an error, setting the all-time record for the position.

Golf

On this day in 1993, John Harris won the Golf Amateur Championship.

Olympics

On this day in 2004, the 28th Summer Olympic Games came to a close in Athens, Greece.

 

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