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This Day in Sports History — July 14

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Here are just some of the notable sports moments that happened on July 14:

1912 — South African runner Kenneth McArthur set an Olympic record in the marathon of 2 hours, 36 minutes and 54.8 seconds at the Summer Games in Stockholm, Sweden. (More info.)

1946 — Cleveland Indians’ manager Lou Boudreau employed a shift — with six men to the right side of the diamond — to stop Boston Red Sox’ slugger Ted Williams. Williams went 4-for-5 with three home runs and eight runs batted in , as the Red Sox won 11-10 at Fenway Park. (More info.)

1951 — CBS aired the Molly Pitcher Handicap horse race from Monmouth Park, NJ — the first color telecast of a sporting event in history. (More info.)

1953 — The National League beat the American League, 5-1, in the MLB All-Star Game at Crosley Field in Cincinnati. (More info.)

1956 — Boston Red Sox’ pitcher Mel Parnell no-hit the Chicago White Sox, 4-0, at Fenway Park. (More info.)

1964 — Frenchman Jacques Anquetil won his fifth Tour de France title in Paris. (More info.)

1969 – The Football War — a four-day, military conflict between countries — began after Honduras lost a soccer match to El Salvador. (More info.)

1970 — Cincinnati Reds’ star Pete Rose ran over Cleveland Indians’ catcher Ray Fosse to score the winning run in the 12th inning, as the National League beat the American League, 5-4, at the MLB All-Star Game at Riverfront Stadium in Cincinnati. (More info.)

1985 — The Baltimore Stars won their second straight United States Football League title by beating the Oakland Invaders, 28-24, at Giants Stadium in New Jersey. (More info.)

1987 — Baseball’s Rookie of the Year Award was renamed in honor of Jackie Robinson. (More info.)

1991 — Golfer Meg Mallon won the U.S. Women’s Open at Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, TX. (More info.)

1995 — Los Angeles Dodgers’ pitcher Ramon Martinez no-hit the Florida Marlins, 7-0, at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. (More info.)

1996 — New York Yankees’ relief pitcher John Wetteland set a new MLB mark by recording a save in his 24th straight appearance. (More info.)

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