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On this Day in Sports History May 29

On this Day in Sports History May 29

MLB

On this day in 1990, Oakland Athletics outfielder Rickey Henderson stole his 893rd base of his career to pass Ty Cobb as the all-time American League leader.

On this day in 1992, Tim Raines of the Chicago White Sox stole his 700th career base.

NBA

On this day in 1980, Boston Celtics forward Larry Bird won the Rookie of the Year award.

On this day in 2009, the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Denver Nuggets 119-92 to clinch the Western Conference Finals.

Racing

On this day in 1911, the first Indianapolis 500 took place with Ray Harroun winning the race.

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