TO­DAY IN SPORTS HIS­TORY

The Hamilton Spectator - - SPORTS -

1913 Pitts­burgh Pi­rates’ Max Carey goes hit­less, but scores five runs against Philadel­phia Phillies.

1920 Bos­ton Red Sox turn triple-play, but Babe Ruth’s 35th home run leads New York Yan­kees to 8-2 win.

1930 Philadel­phia Ath­let­ics triple steal in the first and fourth in­nings ver­sus Cleve­land In­di­ans.

1941 Bos­ton Red Sox player Lefty Grove be­comes 12th to win 300 games (his last vic­tory).

1949 St. Louis Car­di­nals’ Stan Mu­sial hits for the cy­cle beat­ing Brook­lyn Dodgers 14-1.

1952 CBC cov­ers a Mon­treal Roy­als base­ball game on TV, the first ex­per­i­men­tal Canadian tele­cast.

1961 New York Yan­kees’ Roger Maris hits home runs 37, 38, 39 and 40 in a dou­ble­header.

1966 New York Yan­kees’ man­ager Casey Sten­gel elected to Base­ball Hall of Fame.

1978 Bob Lemon re­places Billy Martin as New York Yan­kees’ man­ager.

1978 Cincin­nati Reds’ Pete Rose sets Na­tional League record hit­ting in 38 con­sec­u­tive games.

1990 Kansas City Roy­als’ player Ge­orge Brett hits for the cy­cle.

1990 Roseanne Barr “sings” the na­tional an­them at San Diego Padres game.

1992 The Games of the XXV Olympiad be­gin in Barcelona, Spain.

1999 Lance Arm­strong wins his first Tour de France.

2002 Queen El­iz­a­beth opens the XVII Com­mon­wealth Games in Manch­ester, England. The Games run un­til Aug. 4.

2004 Paul Moli­tor and Den­nis Eck­er­s­ley are in­ducted into the Base­ball Hall of Fame.

2004 Lance Arm­strong of Austin, Texas wins an un­prece­dented 6th con­sec­u­tive Tour de France cy­cling ti­tle.

2005 The 2004-2005 Na­tional Hockey League lock­out ends.

2010 Carl Pet­ters­son of Swe­den wins a one-shot vic­tory (67) at the Canadian Open of golf at St. Ge­orge’s Golf and Coun­try Club in Toronto.

2010 Al­berto Con­ta­dor of Spain wins his third Tour de France bi­cy­cle race in four years.

Lance Arm­strong won an un­prece­dented sixth con­sec­u­tive Tour de France vic­tory, 13 years ago to­day.

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