On this Day in Sports History July 17
On this day in 1924, St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Jesse Haines threw a no-hitter against the Boston Braves.
On this day in 1941, New York Yankees outfielder Joe DiMaggio 56-game hitting streak came to an end against the Cleveland Indians.
On this day in 1987, Don Mattingly hit a home run for the seventh straight game.
On this day in 1990, the Minnesota Twins recorded two triple plays in a one game. It was the first time in major league history that a team achieved the feat.
On this day in 2009, the Atlanta Braves retired Greg Maddux‘s number 31.
On this day in 2012, the Houston Rockets signed Jeremy Lin to a three-year, $25.1 million deal.
On this day in 2005, Tiger Woods won the British Open.
On this day in 2011, Darren Clarke won the British Open.
On this day in 1994, Brazil beat Italy to win the World Cup.