On August 1, 1978, Pete Rose goes 0-for-4 against the Braves, ending his 44-game hitting streak.
On July 31, 1998, Detroit's Tony Clark homers from both sides of the plate for the third time of the season.
On July 30, 1990, commissioner Fay Vincent bans George Steinbrenner from MLB.
On July 27, 1984, Pete Rose breaks Ty Cobb's record for most singles in a career with 3,503.
On July 26, 1948, Babe Ruth is seen by the public for the last time, when he attends the New York City premiere of "The Babe Ruth Story."
On July 25, 1987, the Salt Lake City Trappers set the professional baseball record with their 29th consecutive win.
On July 24, 2005, Lance Armstrong win the Tour de France for a record-breaking seventh time.
Pittsburgh -- black and gold -- is the only city where all major pro teams have the same color.
On July 20, 1968, the first Special Olympics are held.
The official state sport of Maryland is jousting.
It's more than just trivia. It's good knowledge, to put a twist on an old Socrates line.