Monday, June 29, 2020

On this day

1897 Chicago Colts established MLB record for most runs scored in a game by one team as they mauled Louisville Colonels, 36 - 7 at the West Side Grounds, Chicago

1880 Harry Frazee, American MLB team owner (Boston Red Sox), was born in Peoria, Illinois

1903 US Open Men's Golf, Baltusrol GC: Willie Anderson of Scotland was the first to win the Open twice; beats countryman David Brown by 2 strokes in an 18-hole playoff

Pete George

Peter T. "Pete" George (born June 29, 1929) is an American weightlifter and Olympic and World champion. He was later an assistant professor of stomatology. Because of his ethnic origin, and despite the long list of Bulgarian weightlifters with Olympic medals, he was the first Bulgarian to win Olympic gold.

Olympic Games 

            1952 Helsinki
75 kg
            1948 London
75 kg
            1956 Melbourne
75 kg

Pan American Games 

1951 Buenos Aires

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