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On this Day in Sports History August 11

On this Day in Sports History August 11


On this day in 1912, Shoeless Joe Jackson completed the stolen base cycle by swiping home.

On this day in 1926, Tris Speaker of the Indians hit his 700th career double.

On this day in 1929, Babe Ruth launched his 500th career home run off of Willis Hudlin.

On this day in 1950, Vern Bickford of the Boston Braves hurled a no-hitter against the Dodgers.

On this day in 1961, Milwaukee Braves pitcher Warren Spahn recorded his 300th career victory.

On this day in 1986, Pete Rose of the Cincinnati Reds recorded his 10th five-hit game of his career, setting a new franchise record.

On this day in 1991, White Sox rookie pitcher Wilson Alvarez throws a no-hitter in just his second career start, beating the Orioles, 7-0.

On this day in 2003, Kerry Wood recorded his 1,000th career strikeout, becoming the fastest player in major league history to reach the mark, needing just 134 games.


On this day in 1919, George Calhoun and Curly Lambeau founded the Green Bay Packers.


On this day in 2013, Jason Dufner won the PGA Championship.

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