TO­DAY IN SPORTS HIS­TORY

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1910 Chicago’s Comiskey Park opens, vis­it­ing St. Louis Browns win 2-0 over Chicago White Sox.

1914 Bos­ton Red Sox pur­chase Babe Ruth from the Bal­ti­more Orioles.

1929 In game be­tween Pitts­burgh Pi­rates and Philadel­phia Phillies, nine home runs are hit, one in each in­ning.

1932 Jack Bur­nett gets nine hits, Ed­die Rom­mel re­lieves in sec­ond and con­tin­ues to 18-17 vic­tory in 18 as his Philadel­phia Ath­let­ics beat Cleve­land In­di­ans in long­est re­lief job.

1934 Carl Hubbell strikes out Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, and Jimmie Foxx in the all-star game.

1934 Amer­i­can League beats Na­tional League 9-7 in sec­ond All-Star Game at the Polo Grounds in New York.

1936 Philadel­phia Phillies’ Chuck Klein be­comes fourth to hit four home runs in a game.

1947 Cleve­land In­di­ans’ Don Black no-hits Philadel­phia Ath­let­ics, 3-0.

1969 Na­tional League votes to split into two di­vi­sions.

1982 Miguel Vasquez makes first public quadru­ple som­er­sault on trapeze.

The Bos­ton Red Sox bought the con­tract of Babe Ruth from the Bal­ti­more Orioles, 103 years ago to­day.

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