On This Day In Sports History…

  • 1956: 1st major league baseball game in New Jersey; Dodgers beat Phillies at Roosevelt Stadium
  • 1960: Baseball uniforms begin displaying players’ names on back of their jerseys
  • 1991: Evander Holyfield beats George Foreman in 12 rounds for heavyweight title
  • 1996: Rangers scores 16 runs in 8th inning vs Orioles
  • 1997: San Diego Padres and St Louis Cardinals play at Aloha Stadium in Hawaii