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Jeff Phelps’ This Day In Sports History: Dec. 6

By JEFF PHELPS, Cleveland's Talking Heads, Weekdays 10am-2pm on 92.3 The Fan
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File photo of former owner of the California Angels Gene Autry and Bert Blyleven stand for a photograph prior to a game at Anaheim Stadium during the 1990 season in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Ken Levine/Getty Images)

File photo of former owner of the California Angels Gene Autry and Bert Blyleven stand for a photograph prior to a game at Anaheim Stadium during the 1990 season in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Ken Levine/Getty Images)

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Here’s what happened on this date in sports history for December 6:

1960 – Gene Autry and Bob Reynolds were granted the Los Angeles Angels baseball franchise by the American League.


1970 – Cleveland Cavaliers 1st NBA home victory, beating Buffalo Braves 108-106


1973 – NL votes to move San Diego Padres to Washington DC (doesn’t happen)

1988 – The Milwaukee Bucks won their 1,000th NBA game.

1990 – The National Hockey League granted a membership to the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Ottawa Senators.

Birthdays

1921 – Otto Graham, AAFC/NFL QB (Cleveland Browns)

1945 – Larry Bowa, 2nd baseman (Phillies)

1982 – Robbie Gould, American football player

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