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Willie Mays and the Legend of “The Catch”

On this day in 1954, New York Giants center-fielder Willie Mays makes an amazing over-the-shoulder play on a fly ball, forever after known simply as…

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Sandy Koufax and Three Cy Young Awards

On this day in 1965, Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Sandy Koufax throws the eighth perfect game in major league history, leading the Dodgers to a…

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The Chevrolet Brothers and Racing

On this day in 1946, Arthur Chevrolet, an auto racer and the brother of Chevrolet auto namesake Louis Chevrolet, commits suicide in Slidell, Louisiana; he…

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Jackie Robinson-much more than a Baseball player

On this day in 1945, Jackie Robinson breaks the color barrier and the great game changed forever when Brooklyn Dodgers general manager Branch Rickey secured…

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The End of the Beatles

On this day in 1970, an amalgam of Paul McCartney’s remarks on his solo project acts as the official death notice of the world’s most…

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Kurt Cobain and his Struggle

On this day in 1994, grunge icon Kurt Donald Cobain of the band Nirvana dies of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at his home in Seattle….

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