TO­DAY IN SPORTS HIS­TORY

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1883 New York Ath­letic Club hires Bob Rogers who be­comes 1st Amer­i­can pro sports trainer. 1901 Detroit Tigers com­mit 12 er­rors against Chicago White Sox 1920 Babe Ruth hits his 1st New York Yan­kee home run and 50th of ca­reer. 1940 The Sec­ond World War forces the can­cel­la­tion of the 1940 Olympics. 1943 69th Ken­tucky Derby: Johnny Long­den aboard Count Fleet wins in 2:04. 1948 74th Ken­tucky Derby: Ed­die Ar­caro aboard Ci­ta­tion wins in 2:05.4. 1951 New York Yan­kee Mickey Man­tle hits his first home run. 1951 Min­nie Mi­noso be­comes the 1st black player on the Chicago White Sox. 1954 80th Ken­tucky Derby: Ray­mond York aboard De­ter­mine wins in 2:03 1959 Floyd Patterson KOs Brian Lon­don in 11 for heavy­weight box­ing ti­tle. 1965 91st Ken­tucky Derby: Bill Shoe­maker on Lucky De­bonair wins in 2:01.2. 1965 Stan­ley Cup: Mon­treal Cana­di­ens beat Chicago Black­hawks, 4 games to 3. 1969 Leonard Tose buys NFL Philadel­phia Ea­gles for $16,155,000. 1971 97th Ken­tucky Derby: Gus­tavo Avila on Canonero II wins in 2:03.2 1973 San Fran­cisco Giants score 7 runs with 2 outs in 9th to beat the Pitts­burgh Pi­rates, 8-7 1976 102nd Ken­tucky Derby: An­gel Cordero Jr. on Bold Forbes wins in 2:01.6. 1977 Chan­tal Langlace runs fe­male world record marathon in 2:35:15.4. 1982 108th Ken­tucky Derby: Ed De­la­hous­saye on Gato Del Sol wins in 2:02.4. 1984 1984 NFL Draft: Irv­ing Fr­yar from Univer­sity of Ne­braska first pick by New Eng­land Pa­tri­ots. 1989 Jockey Chris Ant­ley record of 64 con­sec­u­tive win­ning days ends. 1991 Rickey Hen­der­son breaks Lou Brocks record with his 939th steal. 1991 Texas Ranger Nolan Ryan pitches record 7th no hit­ter, beat­ing the Toronto Blue Jays 3-0. 1992 Los An­ge­les Dodgers post­pone 3 games be­cause of ra­cial ri­ots re­lated to the beat­ing of Rod­ney King. 1992 Rickey Hen­der­son steals his 1,000th base. 1993 119th Ken­tucky Derby: Jerry Bai­ley aboard Sea Hero wins in 2:02.4. 1999 125th Ken­tucky Derby: Chris Ant­ley aboard Charis­matic wins in 2:03.29. 2004 130th Ken­tucky Derby: Ste­wart El­liott aboard Smarty Jones wins in 2:04.06. 2010 136th Ken­tucky Derby: Calvin Borel aboard Su­per Saver wins in 2:04.45. 2012 Guggen­heim Part­ners make the largest ever pur­chase of a sports franchise af­ter buy­ing the Los An­ge­les Dodgers for $2.1 bil­lion.

Hall of Famer Min­nie Mi­noso, the nine-time all-star known as the Cuban Comet be­came the first black player on the Chicago White Sox, 66 years ago to­day.

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