Events in Sport on August 13

  • 1906 Cub's Pitcher Jack Taylor ends a string of completing 202 games (187 complete, 15 relief) by Dodgers in 3rd inning

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1908 Cy Young Day in Boston, he pitches briefly against an All-Star team

MLB Pitcher Cy Young
MLB Pitcher
Cy Young
  • 1910 Dodgers & Pirates play to 8-8 tie, both have 38 at bats, 13 hits, 12 assists, 2 errors, 5 strikeouts, 3 walks, 1 pass ball & 1 hit by pitch
  • 1917 Phillies steal 5 bases in an inning against Braves
  • 1920 24th US Golf Open: Ted Ray shoots a 295 at Inverness Club in Ohio
  • 1931 Cincinnati Red Tony Cuccinello goes 6 for 6
  • 1932 Yankee pitcher Red Ruffing homers & wins game 1-0 in 10 tying
  • 1933 16th PGA Championship: Gene Sarazen at Blue Mound CC Milwaukee
  • 1933 Jacques van Egmond becomes world champion amateur cyclist
  • 1948 Satchel Paige at 42, pitches his 1st major league complete game
  • 1950 Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA World Golf Championship
  • 1954 21st NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Detroit 31, All-Stars 6 (93,470)
  • 1958 Indians' right fielder Rocky Colavito makes his pitching debut, hurling 3 hitless innings, Detroit 3, Cleveland 2

Sport awardGolf Tournament

1961 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Kansas City Golf Open

Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA Louise Suggs
Golfer and Co-Founder of the LPGA
Louise Suggs

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1963 Dave DeBusschere pitches a shutout against the Cleveland Indians

NBA Forward and MLB Player Dave DeBusschere
NBA Forward and MLB Player
Dave DeBusschere
  • 1972 Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Pabst Ladies Golf Classic
  • 1975 Viv Richards out for 291 v England at Cricket, at the Oval
  • 1978 Judy wins LPGA WUI Golf Classic Rankin
  • 1981 Mary Terstegge Meagher swims world record 200m butterfly (2:05.96)
  • 1988 Boston Red Sox win AL record 24 straight home games
  • 1988 US beats Jamaica 5-1 in 2nd round of 1990 world soccer cup

Sport awardGolf Major

1989 71st PGA Championship: Payne Stewart shoots 276 at Kemper Lakes GC Ill

  • 1991 Michael Ray Barrowman swims world record 200m breaststroke (2:10.60)
  • 1991 Test Cricket debut of Mike Whitney for Australia versus England at Old Trafford

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1993 Blue Jay Rickey Henderson pays Turner Ward $25,000 for his #24

MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson
  • 1993 4th World Championships in Athletics open at Stuttgart, Germany

Sport awardGolf Major

1995 77th PGA Championship: Steve Elkington shoots a 267 at Riviera Calif

Golfer and PGA Champion Steve Elkington
Golfer and PGA Champion
Steve Elkington

Sport awardGolf Tournament

1995 Beth Daniels wins LPGA PING Welch's Golf Championship

LPGA Golfer Beth Daniel
LPGA Golfer
Beth Daniel
  • 1995 5th World Championships in Athletics close at Gothenburg, Sweden
  • 1997 Boston Red Sox trade Mike Stanley back to the NY Yankees
  • 1997 SD Padres trade Rickey Henderson to Anaheim Angels
  • 2004 28th Olympic Games opens at Athens, Greece
  • 2012 Nadzeya Ostapchuk of Belarus is stripped of her shot-put gold medal after failing a drugs test

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2016 American swimmer Michael Phelps ends his career at Rio Olympics winning 4x100 medley relay, his 23rd Gold medal, as world's most decorated Olympian

  • 2017 99th PGA Championship: Justin Thomas wins his first major by 2 shots with a three-under 68 at Quail Hollow, North Carolina