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Today in Sports History: January 28th

1/28/2005 - Sosa traded to the Orioles After 13 years with the Chicago Cubs, Sammy Sosa is traded to the Baltimore Orioles for Jerry Hairston Jr. and a pair of minor leaguers. For most of his time...

4/18/1981 - The longest baseball game

You think Cardinals-Mets went long? Try a 32-inning game instead.

8/19/1951 - Eddie Gaedel walks into history

Eddie Gaedel's one-game stint in Major League Baseball produced nothing of statistical importance: 0-0, 1 walk. Yet the conditions surrounding his at-bat were so preposterous that his appearance in...

Today in Sports History: May 15th

The Clippers move to Los Angeles, Ty Cobb beats up a heckler, a famous streak begins in New York, and a famous dignitary takes in an O's game.

Today in Sports History: September 13th

(Frank Francisco throws the chair. Photo by D. Ross Cameron, AP Photos) 9/13/1965 - Mays knocks 500th home runThe "Say Hey Kid" hits career home run #500 off the Astros' Don Nottebart. Willie Mays...

Today in Sports History: May 27th

(Clint Courtney holds the giant mitt. Photo courtesy of the Baltimore Sun) 5/27/1960 - Courtney uses oversized glove Orioles pitcher Hoyt Wilhelm was a master at the knuckleball. In 1959, Wilhelm...

Today in Sports History: April 15th

In an epic day in sports history, Jackie Robinson makes his MLB debut, John Havlicek steals the ball, Tim Duncan agitates Joe Crawford, an octopus gets thrown on the ice for the first time, and a...

Today in Sports History: February 17th

(Bechler's death took this off the market. Photo by Chris Hondros, Getty Images) 2/17/2001 - Davis sinks 89-footer Happy anniversary Baron Davis. It was on this day in 2001 that you, then playing...

9/27/1996 - Alomar spits at Hirschbeck

(Alomar and Hirschbeck. Photo by Mike Blake, Reuters) Over the course of his 17-year career, Roberto Alomar established himself as the best second baseman in baseball. He won 10 gold gloves,...

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