On this Day in Sports History April 26
On this day in 1904, Ty Cobb made his pro baseball debut at the age of 17 in the South Atlantic League.
On this day in 2004, New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez hit 3 home runs and collected a career high 10 RBIs in a 12-4 Yankees win over the Angels.
On this day in 1966, Boston Celtics coach Red Auerbach retired. He finished his career with nine NBA Championships.
On this day in 2003, the Cincinnati Bengals picked USC quarterback Carson Palmer with the first pick in the Draft.
On this day in 2008, the Miami Dolphins picked Michigan offensive lineman Jake Long with the first pick in the Draft.
On this day in 2013, the Green Bay Packers signed Aaron Rodgers to a five-year extension.