At Russell Athletic we love sports. We love to play them, watch them, and talk about them. That includes the history of sports. With that in mind, we offer you a list of big moments in sports that happened on this day — December 13. Let these moments inspire you to see what you can accomplish athletically. Run a sub-seven-minute mile, do 20 straight pull ups, bench 300 — pick a goal and make it happen.
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1930 – Boston Braves release George Sisler, ending his career.
1956 –Jackie Robinson retires after being traded by the Dodgers to the New York Giants for pitcher Dick Littlefield and $35,000.
1996 –Roger Clemens signs with Toronto Blue Jays as a free agent.
2007 – The Mitchell Report names 89 Major League Baseball Players who allegedly used anabolic steroids and/or human growth hormones.
1936 –Boston Redskins play final NFL game before moving to Washington, DC.
1936 – Green Bay Packers defeat the Boston Redskins to win their first NFL championship (Pre-Super Bowl era.)
1942 – Washington Redskins beat the Chicago Bears 14-6, to win the NFL championship (Pre-Super Bowl era.)
1960 –USA lost to Italy in Davis Cup, failing to make the finals for the 1st time in 24 years.
1981 – USA beats Argentina in the 70th Davis Cup, which was held in Cincinnati, Ohio.
1967 – United Soccer Association and National Pro Soccer League merge to form the National American Soccer League (NASL).
1983 – The Detroit Pistons beat the Denver Nuggets in triple overtime to set an NBA record for the highest scoring game, which held until 1989. Final Score: Detroit 186, Denver 184.
1989 – Walter Davis of the Denver Nuggets ends a 53-game NBA free-throw streak.
1991 – Ricky Pierce of the Seattle Supersonics ends a 75-game NBA free-throw streak.