Onward to; A Fond Farewell to Inhistoric

Inhistoric's writer is moving on to write about sports history for But first, he bids a sad, reflective farewell to the blog that got him this far.

9/11/1985 - Cobb rolls over in his grave

(Rose singles off Eric Show for his record hit. Photo courtesy of Getty Images) On a 2-1 slider from Padres pitcher Eric Show, Pete Rose knocked career hit number 4,192 into left-center field....

Today in Sports History: December 25th

(Shaq commits his sixth foul vs. Los Angeles on X-Mas. Photo by AP Photos) 12/25/1984 - King scores 60Bernard King of the New York Knicks scores 60 points against the New Jersey Nets --...

4/01/1996 - McSherry dies in Reds opener

Seven pitches into the Reds opening day game against the Montreal Expos, home plate umpire John McSherry staggers away from the batter's box after signaling timeout and collapses under his own...

Today in Sports History: December 10th

(A-Rod receiving his Rangers outfit. Photo by Donna McWilliam, AP Photos) 12/10/2000 - The quarter-billion dollar manAlex Rodriguez's turn from a respected phenom to a hated pretty boy begins as...

Today in Sports History: May 22nd

(LeBron after hitting The Chosen Shot. Photo by Gregory Shamus, Getty Images) 5/22/1963 - Nats move to Philadelphia Not long after the franchise was sold to a group of Philadelphia businessmen,...

Today in Sports History: May 10th

(Reggie hits the three in front of Spike Lee. Photo by Paul Sancya, Indianapolis Star) 5/10/1974 - Kareem sky-hook beats CelticsOne of the best games in the 1970's ends on a signature move from...

9/09/2007 - Kevin Everett suffers paralysis

(Everett lays motionless on the ground. Photo courtesy of the Associated Press) In the closing seconds of a game between the Denver Broncos and the Buffalo Bulls, Broncos kicker Jason Elam...

Today in Sports History: December 17th

(The Browns' farewell game was memorable. Photo by Stephen Dunn, Getty Images) 12/17/1995 - Cleveland fans go out in styleEnjoyed yesterday's story about the Browns fans who went berserk over a...

12/22/2003 - Knicks hire Isiah Thomas

(Isiah getting introduced to New York. Screencap courtesy of ESPN) When Ernie Grunfeld became the Bucks' general manager in 1999, the New York Knicks began a long, downward spiral of failure....

Today in Sports History: December 23rd

(Tim Duncan. Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein, Getty Images) 12/23/1962 - Texans win epic championship game Through four quarters of football, the Houston Oilers and the Dallas Texans were knotted at...

12/23/1982 - Chaminade topples Virginia

(Sampson, right, guards Ernest Pettway. Photo courtesy of The Honolulu Advertiser, via here) The greatest upset of a powerhouse college basketball team came in 1982, when Chaminade [shaw*man*od]...

Today in Sports History: August 9th

(Nixon gives a final salute before leaving the White House for the last time) 8/09/1974 - Richard Nixon resigns In one of the most infamous moments in political history, Richard M. Nixon resigns...

Today in Sports History: August 7th

8/07/1999 - Boggs hits historic homer Wade Boggs, playing for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays, hits a home run off Indians' pitcher Chris Haney to give him 3,000 for his career. It was the first time a...

Today in Sports History: August 5th

(Glavine recording win No. 300. Photo by Nam Y. Huh, Associated Press) 8/05/1999 - Big Mac serves up 500Reaching the plateau one year after setting the single-season home run record, Mark McGwire...

Today in Sports History: August 4th

Dave Winfield commits murder doing a game, Bonds hits No. 755, A-Rod hits No. 500, Nolan Ryan owns Robin Ventura, and an amputee plays in a game.

Today in Sports History: August 3rd

8/03/1959 - Baseball plays second All-Star Game From 1959 to 1962, Major League Baseball did something very odd: they played two All-Star games. On this day in 1959, the American League defeated...

Today in Sports History: August 2nd

(Olajuwon in a Raptors uniform. Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant, Getty Images) 8/02/1979 - Munson perishes in crash Yankees star Thurman Munson dies in a private plane crash at the age of 32....

Today in Sports History: August 1st

(Vikings lineman Korey Stringer. Photo courtesy of the Associated Press) 8/01/1945 - Ott hits 500th Mel Ott becomes the third player overall (Babe Ruth, Jimmie Foxx) and the first in the National...

Today in Sports History: July 31st

(Garnett, Pierce, and Allen. Photo courtesy of Walter Looss Jr.) 7/31/1990 - Ryan gets to 300 With a win over the Milwaukee Brewers, Nolan Ryan becomes the first and only pitcher to reach 300 wins...

Today in Sports History: July 30th

On this day in sports history, Jimmy Hoffa goes missing, J.R. Richard collapses, the Allan Houston Rule, no more high schoolers, and Shawn Bradley gets a little too much money from the Sixers.

Today in Sports History: July 29th

(Sosa in a White Sox jersey. Photo courtesy of Jonathan Daniel, Getty Images) 7/29/1989 - Rangers deal Sosa for Baines The Texas Rangers deal utility infielder Scott Fletcher and minor league...

Today in Sports History: July 28th

(Barry Sanders carries the ball. Photo courtesy of Tim Broekema, Getty Images) 7/28/1999 - Barry Sanders retires young Barry Sanders was well on his way to shattering Walter Payton's rushing...

Today in Sports History: July 27th

(Floyd Landis on his bike. Photo courtesy of AP Photos.) 7/27/1993 - Saberhagen bleaches media 1993 was one of low points in the history of the New York Mets. They had always been bad, with the...

Today in Sports History: July 26th


7/26/1972 - Rams and Colts swap owners In a truly unprecedented move, Robert Irsay, the owner of the Baltimore Colts and Carroll Rosenbloom, the owner of the Los Angeles Rams, trade ownership of...

Today in Sports History: July 25th


7/25/1941 - Grove gets 300th winAt 41 years old, Robert Moses "Lefty" Grove of the Boston Red Sox wins the 300th game of his career. Grove had a fantastic run as the ace pitcher of the Philadelphia...

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