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What’s Happening in Sports: August 13, 2022


2020: Portland Trail Blazers PG Damian Lillard shattered the NBA record for most PTS (154) over the final 3 regular season GP as he led the Blazers over Brooklyn after Caris LeVert‘s missed buzzer-beating GW-FGA led to POR clinching the 1st ever NBA play-in game

2019: Boston Red Sox SP Chris Sale became the fastest pitcher to reach 2,000 career strikeouts (1,626 IP and 6,527 BF) in MLB history

2016: New York Yankees released 3B Alex Rodriguez, ultimately ending his MLB career

2009: Philadelphia Eagles signed QB Michael Vick to a 2y/$1.6M contract after not playing football since 2006 following a prison sentence for dogfighting

1987: St. Louis Cardinals outfield became the 1st since 1905 to not record a single putout, in a 13-inning game, no less

1986: RB Herschel Walker officially parlayed his USFL stint into a contract with the Dallas Cowboys. The legendary NCAA Running Back became a 2x Pro Bowler/All-Pro with Dallas before being included in the largest trade of all-time to Minnesota that fueled Dallas’ 1990’s dynasty

1910: In a game that ended in an 8-8 tie, the Brooklyn Dodgers and Pittsburgh Pirates each recorded exactly 13 hits, 38 at-bats, 5 K, 3 walks, 1 hit batter, 1 passed ball, 13 assists, 27 putouts, 2 errors, and used 2 pitchers





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