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On this Day in Sports History July 3

On this Day in Sports History July 3

MLB

On this day in 1912, New York Giants pitcher Rube Marquard won his 19th consecutive game, setting a major league record.

On this day in 1966, Atlanta Braves pitcher Tony Cloninger became the first National League pitcher to hit two grand slams in a single game.

NBA

On this day in 2003, the Cleveland Cavaliers signed first overall pick LeBron James to a contract.

On this day in 2013, the Boston Celtics named Brad Stevens as their head coach.

Tennis

On this day in 2005, Roger Federer beat Andy Roddick to win his third consecutive Wimbledon title.

On this day in 2010, Serena Williams beat Vera Zvonareva, 6-3, 6-2, to win the Wimbledon title.

On this day in 2011, Novak Djokovic defeated Rafael Nadal to win the Wimbledon crown.

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