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What’s Happening in Sports: August 25, 2022


2020: Denver Nuggets PG Jamal Murray became the 1st player with 40+ PTS & 0 TOV in consecutive GP in NBA history (regular or postseason), highlighted by a spin move layup that helped Denver win Game 5 en route to a 3-1 1st Rd series comeback vs. Utah

2019: New York Yankees recorded the most HR (59) by any team during any calendar month in MLB history (with 5 days still remaining). They extended their record to 74 where it’s still 15 above the next most team 

2011: New York Yankees set a MLB record with 3 Grand Slams during a single game, leading to a 22-9 victory over the Oakland Athletics

1991: After 242 career games, Chicago Cubs OF Doug Dascenzo committed his 1st error in a loss to the Padres, ending his MLB-record streak to start a MLB career 

1985: New York Mets SP Dwight Gooden became the youngest pitcher (20 years and 9 months old) to win 20 games during 1 season in MLB history

1960: In contrast with the NFL, the AFL decided to begin putting players’ last names (first name as well, on occasion) on the back of their jerseys

1922: Chicago Cubs beat the Philadelphia Phillies by a score of 26-23 in what became the highest-scoring (49 total Runs) MLB game of all-time





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