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July 18, 1897 and 1927

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1897, baseball player Cap Anson is the first person to record 3,000 hits in a career. Exactly 30 years later in 1927 Ty Cobb becomes the first person to reach 4,000 hits for a baseball career. Close Bookmark and Share This Page Save to Browser Favorites / BookmarksAskbackflipblinklistBlogBookmarkBloglinesBlogMarksBlogsvineBuddyMarksBUMPzee!CiteULikeConnoteadel.icio.usDiggdiigoDotNetKicksDropJackdzoneFacebookFarkFavesFriendsitefolkd.comFurlGoogleJamespotJeqqKaboodlekirtsylinkaGoGoLinkedInMa.gnoliaMister WongMixxMySpaceNetvouzNewsvineoneviewOnlyWirePlugIMPropellerRedditSegnaloShoutwireSimpySlashdotSurphaceSphinnSpurlSquidooStumbleUponTechnoratiThisNextTwitterWebrideWindows LiveYahoo!Email … Continue reading

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November 5, 1935

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1935 – The game “Monopoly” was introduced by Parker Brothers Company, and 64 years later in 1999, U.S. District Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson ruled that Microsoft Corporation enjoyed “monopoly power”. This was proven to be true in 2012 when Bill Gates’s personal monopoly game was mistakenly sold during his … Continue reading

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