On this Day in Sports History July 7
On this day in 1937, Franklin D. Roosevelt became the first president to attend an All-Star game.
On this day in 1948, Leroy Robert “Satchel” Paige made his major league debut with the Cleveland Indians at the age of 42.
On this day in 1953, the Dodgers homered for the 24th consecutive game, setting a major league record.
On this day in 1964, Shea Stadium hosted it’s only All-Star game. The National League defeated the American League, 7-4.
On this day in 2012, Serena Williams defeated Agnieszka Radwanska to win her fifth Wimbledon title.
On this day in 2006, Pat Fitzgerald was named the new head football coach at Northwestern.