On This Day In Sports History…

  • 1892: Charlie Reilly becomes baseball’s first pinch hitter
  • 1981: Phillie Steve Carlton is first southpaw to strike out 3,000 batters
  • 1986: Roger Clemens strikes out 20 Seattle Mariners
  • 1986: Auburn running back Bo Jackson drafted first overall by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • 1987: Andre Dawson hits for the cycle