This Day in Sports History

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1908: Ed Ruelbach becomes the first person to pitch a doubleheader shutout in major league baseball

1962: LA Dodgers shortstop Maury Wills becomes first player in MLB history to steal 100 bases (en route to 104).

1973: Wilt Chamberlain signs with ABA San Diego Conquistadors.

2004: Ed Whitlock becomes 1st person over 70 to complete a marathon in under 3 hours (2:54:48) at Toronto Marathon.

2017: Ben Stokes was arrested after getting into an altercation with two men outside a nightclub in Bristol. His team-mate Alex Hales was also present during the incident and both were suspended by the ECB. Video later emerged that purported to show Stokes in a fistfight with the men. He ended up missing the Ashes series as a result, and four months later was charged with affray by the Crown Prosecution Service, but eventually found not guilty.

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