Saturday, August 29, 2020

 

 

On this day

 

 

In 1965, Willie Mays set NL record for HRs in a month with his 17th of August

 

In 1977, St Louis Cardinal Lou Brock eclipsed Ty Cobb's 49-year-old career stolen bases record at 893 as Padres win 4-3

 

In 1982, George Brett got his 1,500th hit

 

In 1987, Nolan Ryan passed the 200-strikeout barrier for record 11th time

 

 

Dhyan Chand

Major Dhyan Chand was an Indian player widely regarded as the greatest in the history of field hockey. He was known for his extraordinary goal-scoring feats, in addition to earning three Olympic gold medals, in 1928, 1932 and 1936, during an era where India dominated field hockey.

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