Jeff Phelps’ This Day In Sports History For February 10th

By Jeff Phelps - Cleveland's Talking Heads

1920 – Major League Baseball representatives outlawed pitches that involved tampering with the ball.

1961 – The American Football League’s Los Angeles franchise was transferred to San Diego.

1968 – Peggy Fleming wins Olympic Figure Skating gold medal, Grenoble, France

1969 – LSU Pete Maravich scores 66, despite losing to Tulane 101-94

1989 – Celtic KC Jones & Cavalier Lenny Wilkens elected to NBA Hall of Fame

1989 – To gain deregulation WWF admits pro wrestling is an exhibition & not a sport, in a NJ court

1990 – Buster Douglas KOs Mike Tyson in 10 for Heavyweight boxing title


1955 – Greg Norman, Queensland, Australia, PGA golfer (1984 Kemper)

1963 – Bennie Thompson, NFLer (Saints, Chiefs, Cleveland Browns/Ravens)

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