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August 30, 1997

August 30, 2014

The Houston Comets led by Cynthia Cooper win the inaugural WNBA championship by defeating the New York Liberty
 

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August 25, 1968

August 25, 2014

Kathy Whitworth wins the LPGA Ladies World Series of Golf. Whitworth was inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in 1982.

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August 23, 1955

August 23, 2014

Betty Jameson wins the LPGA White Mountain Open Golf Tournament. Jameson was inducted into the TSHOF in 1968.

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August 22, 1989

August 22, 2014

Alvin, Texas native Nolan Ryan strikes out Ricky Henderson for his 5,000th career strikeout.

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August 21, 1926

August 21, 2014

Chicago White Sox pitcher Ted Lyons throws a no-hitter vs. the Boston Red Sox in just 67 minutes at Fenway Park in Boston. Lyons was inducted into the TSHOF in 1985

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August 20, 1974

August 20, 2014

While pitching for the California Angels, Nolan Ryan strikes out 19 Detroit Tigers but loses the game 1-0.

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August 17, 1952

August 17, 2014

Betty Jameson wins the LPGA World Golf Championship. Jameson was inducted into the TSHOF in 1968.

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August 16, 1935

August 16, 2014

Birthday of former Baylor and Cleveland Brown football player Bill Glass. He was inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in 1987.

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August 14, 1980

August 14, 2014

Birthday of famed swimming Coach Alfred "Red" Barr. He led SMU to 17 SWC titles including a streak of 15 in a row. Barr was inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in 1975.

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August 13, 1912

August 13, 2014

Birthday of legendary golfer Ben Hogan. The Dublin, Texas native won the U.S. Open four times and was inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in 1970.

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August 9, 1975

August 09, 2014

The Houston Oilers win the 1st NFL game ever played in the Louisiana Superdome. The Oilers defeated the Sains 13-7.

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Aug 1, 1914

August 01, 2014

Birthday of professional golfer Lloyd Mangrum. The Trenton, Texas native won 38 golf tournaments including the 1946 U.S. Open. 

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