On this Day in Sports History August 12
On this day in 1964, Mickey Mantle homered from both sides of the plate for the tenth time in his career.
On this day in 1984, Don Drysdale, Pee Wee Reese, Harmon Killebrew, Rick Ferrell and Luis Aparicio are all inducted into the Hall of Fame.
On this day in 1987, the Atlanta Braves traded Doyle Alexander to the Detroit Tigers for pitching prospect John Smoltz.
On this day in 2000, Tim Raines is inducted into the Expos Hall of Fame.
On this day in 2013, Phillies manager Charlie Manuel won his 1,000th career game.
On this day in 1969, the Boston Celtics were sold for $6 million.