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November 21, 2019

On This Day:

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1902 Baseball’s Philadelphia Athletics & Phillies form pro football teams, joining Pitts Stars in 1st attempt at a National Football League

1920 Stan Musial, American MLB outfielder (St Louis Cardinal, 7 times NL bat champ), born in Donora, Pennsylvania (d. 2013)

1922 Abe Lemons, American basketball coach, born in Ryan, Oklahoma (d. 2002)

1934 NY Yankees buy Joe DiMaggio from SF Seals (Pacific Coast League)

1969 Ken Griffey Jr., American Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder (13-time MLB All Star, AL MVP 1997), born in Donora, Pennsylvania

1970 NY Knicks 1st game against Cleveland Cavalier, Knicks win 102-94 at Madison Square Garden

1973 Pete Rose (Cincinnati Reds) wins MLB’s NL MVP

1977 Orioles 1st baseman Eddie Murray wins AL Rookie of Year

1980 Gene Michael named 25th New York Yankees manager, replacing Dick Howser, who resigns

1998 63rd Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 31-17 in Birmingham

1999 51st NASCAR Sprint Cup: Dale Jarrett wins

What’s New:

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Underachieving Maple Leafs fire Mike Babcock as head coach (READ)

Derek Jeter’s Players’ Tribune Acquired by Minute Media as Digital Media Consolidation Continues (READ)

Memphis star James Wiseman drops lawsuit against NCAA, will sit out (READ)

Myles Garrett now claims Mason Rudolph used racial slur prior to fight (READ)

Five Quick Takeaways From Kyle Busch’s Second NASCAR Cup Championship (READ)

How Twitter Created an Engaging Series for Their NBA Community (READ)

NBC’s Peacock streaming platform won’t have live 2020 Olympics events (as of now) (READ)

NFL Week 12 picks against the spread (READ)


U.S. baseball’s prospects struggle to reach Olympics (READ)

Japanese Outfielder Shogo Akiyama Would Solve Two Roster Holes For Cubs (READ)

NBA teams enhancing fan experience with high-tech replays (READ)

Risk-Reward Pays Off For LPGA’s Ciganda As Aon Awards Richest Prize In Women’s Golf (READ)

How James Madison University Drives Revenue and Engagement for Sports Outside of Football (READ)

WTA president: Merger with ATP should be discussed ‘more seriously’ (READ)

An Inside Look At The First Ever Cheetos Concession Stand (READ)

Masters rights from 2020 (READ)

This bubble wrap-inspired sweater uses air to trap your body heat and keep you warm (READ)



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