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April 19, 1960

On April 19, 1960, baseball uniforms began displaying players’ names on the back. This made it much easier for Philadelphia fans to boo and curse the opposing teams’ players, as well as their own when they really screwed up. New York fans did the same thing, but with their heavy accents it was difficult to … Continue reading

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August 6, 1890

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1890, 23 year old Cy Young of the Cleveland Spiders pitched in his first major league baseball game against the Chicago White Sox and achieved his first major league victory. The White Sox fans accused him of getting lucky because he threw like a girl. A 6’2” 210 pound … Continue reading

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