Listen: Baseball, Kennesaw Landis And Herschel Walker discussed on Lee Mathews
"To take you on a journey back to this week in sports history. Let's start off way back in nineteen zero one for the Milwaukee Brewers baseball team is dropped from the American League replaced by the Saint Louis Browns this week in nineteen forty three major league baseball Commissioner Kennesaw Landis announces that any baseball club. May now sign African American players this week in one thousand nine hundred fifty six and we'll chamberlain's first collegiate basketball game. He scores. Fifty two points this week in one thousand nine hundred sixty eight major league baseball drops the pitcher's mound from fifteen inches to Tennessee. And the strike zone. Reduced from needs to shoulders to top of knees to armpits to help the hitters this week in one thousand nine hundred to the forty eighth Heisman Trophy award goes to Herschel Walker from the university of Georgia. He played eleven years in the NFL, but started his professional career with the USFL's New Jersey generals this week in one thousand nine hundred eighty two San Francisco forty Niners. Jerry Rice catches an NFL record one hundred and first touchdown. He finished his career with a hundred and ninety seven total touchdowns and this week in one thousand nine hundred seven Golden State Warriors guard Latrell spree wells four year. Thirty two million dollar contract is terminated after attacking his coach PJ Carlesimo. That's your iheartradio weekend. Sports time capsule. We think we're connected Facebook. Connect do people. I use Twitter because information continues to be fractured. What separates efforts."