National and local sports news July 23

Last updated: July 22. 2014 8:41PM - 545 Views
By - rstegbauer@civitasmedia.com



Pictured here is Joe Hiestand who, on July 23, 1964, was featured on the front of American Rifleman.
Pictured here is Joe Hiestand who, on July 23, 1964, was featured on the front of American Rifleman.
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National:

  • 1866 - The Cincinnati Baseball Club, aka the Red Stockings, forms


  • 1925 - Lou Gehrig hits the first of his 23 career grand slams


  • 2009 - Mark Buehrle becomes 18th pitcher in MLB history to throw a perfect game



Local:

  • 1964 - Joe Hiestand was featured in the July issue of American Rifleman as their shooting champion of the month


  • 1964 - The Annual Little League Tournament in Hillsboro had 11 teams entered to play at what is now Richard Shaffer Park


  • 1998 - Frank (Wally) Cox, a 1998 graduate of Fairfield High School, signed to play baseball with the NCAA Division III Wilmington College Quakers


  • 2005 - The 31st Annual Tournament of Champions began. The tournament had 34 teams in two brackets; 12 and under and 15 and under.


Robert Stegbauer is a staff reporter for the Times-Gazette and can be emailed at rstegbauer@civitasmedia.com or follow him on Twitter at RStegbauer.

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