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On this Day in Sports History July 12

On this Day in Sports History July 12

MLB

On this day in 1901, Boston Americans pitcher Cy Young collected his 300th career win, defeating the Philadelphia Athletics.

On this day in 1914, Babe Ruth made his big league debut, pitching for the Boston Red Sox.

On this day in 1931, the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs combined for 23 doubles in a single game.

On this day in 1951, New York Yankees pitcher Allie Reynolds no-hit the Cleveland Indians, 8-0.

On this day in 1979, the Chicago White Sox had a “Disco Demolition Night” at Comiskey Park, which causes the fans to go crazy and forces the White Sox to forfeit the game.

On this day in 1984, Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Steve Carlton struck out his 100th batter of the season. It was the 18th consecutive season that the lefty struck out 100 batters or more.

On this day in 1990, Chicago White Sox pitcher Melido Perez no-hit the Yankees in a six inning game.  The game was shortened due to rain.

On this day in 2011, the National League defeated the American League 5-1 at Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona.

NBA

On this day in 1996, Michael Jordan of the Chicago Bulls signed a one-year, $25 million deal.

Soccer

On this day in 1998, France won the World Cup defeating Brazil, 3-0.

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