On this Day in Sports History August 7
On this day in 1907, Walter Johnson of the Senators won his first major league game.
On this day in 1999, Devil Rays third baseman Wade Boggs recorded his 3,000th career hit.
On this day in 2003, Eric Gagne tied the single-season record for consecutive saves that was set by Jose Mesa in 1995. The Dodger closer recorded his 38th save of the season and his 46th consecutive regular season save.
On this day in 2004, Greg Maddux of the Chicago Cubs collected his 300th career win defeating the Giants 8-4.
On this day in 1992, the Orlando Magic signed number one pick Shaquille O’Neal.
On this day in 2007, Jerry Rice was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.