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Today in
Sports History

1924 - Jim Bottomley knocked in 12 runs in a single game setting a major league baseball record.

1953 - The St. Louis Browns of the American League were given permission to move to Baltimore, MD, where they became the Baltimore Orioles.

1988 - Tom Browning pitched the 12th perfect game in major league baseball.

2004 - NHL commissioner Gary Bettman imposed a lockout due to an impasse in contract negotiations. The players union and NHL officials did not meet again until December 9.

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Today I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth
- Lou Gehrig
July 4, 1939

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