The Hamilton Spectator - - SPORTS -

1920 New York Yan­kees score team record 14 runs in one in­ning ver­sus Wash­ing­ton Se­na­tors. 1929 St. Louis has two 10-run in­nings and beats Philadel­phia Phillies 28-6. 1933 First All-Star base­ball game, Amer­i­can League wins 5-2 (Chicago’s Comiskey Park). 1935 He­len Wills Moody wins her sev­enth Wim­ble­don cham­pi­onship. 1938 Na­tional League beats Amer­i­can League 4-1 in sixth All Star Game (Crosley Field, Cincin­nati, Ohio). 1941 New York Yan­kees un­veil a mon­u­ment to Lou Gehrig in cen­tre field. 1942 Amer­i­can League beats Na­tional League 3-1 in 10th All Star Game (New York Gi­ants host). 1945 Wash­ing­ton Se­na­tors’ Rick Ferrell catches for a record 1,722 games. 1962 Mickey Man­tle hits his third and fourth con­sec­u­tive homers. 1983 Fred Lynn of Cal­i­for­nia An­gels hits All-Star game first grand slam (Amer­i­can League wins 13-3). 2000 The Amer­i­can Sportscast­ers As­so­ci­a­tion vote Vin Scully the No. 1 sports­caster of the 20th cen­tury. 2005 The In­ter­na­tional Olympic Com­mit­tee awards the 2012 Sum­mer Olympics to Lon­don. 2008 Rafael Nadal beats Roger Fed­erer 6-4, 6-4, 6-7, (5-7), 6-7, (8-10), 9-7 in men’s sin­gles ten­nis to win his first Wim­ble­don ti­tle.

Dodgers play-by-play man Vin Scully was named top sports­caster of the 20th cen­tury, 17 years ago to­day.

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