August 30, 1930: Hack Wilson hits his 45 and 46th home runs of the 1930 season and drives in six runs to help the Cubs defeat the St. Louis Cardinals 16 - 4. For August, Hack hits 13 homers and drives in 53 runs. Photo from Bleed Cubbie Blue. BCB has Hack Wilson listed as #22 on the list of top 100 Chicago Cubs of all-time.
At the turn of the 20th century Newsy Lalonde was "the" big Montreal Canadien star. Lalonde scored the first ever Montreal Canadien goal in 1909. He starred on the first ever Stanley Cup winning Canadien team in 1916 when the Canadiens defeated the Portland Rosebuds three games to two. You can do it, Montreal!
Team SoloMid wins the 'League of Legends' NA LCS Summer championship Image: hunter boone/mashable/team solomid By Kellen Beck2016-08-29 00:02:06 UTC TORONTO Team SoloMid defeated Cloud9 at the North American League of Legends Championship Series Summer Finals taking first place in North America and automatically qualifying for the 2016 World Championships. TSM took a 3-1 victory against Cloud9 in a best-of-five series at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto Sunday. Here are some of the best…
2006 - "NATIONAL BASEBALL HALL OF FAME" - EFFA MANLEY became the first woman elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Her greatest success as owner of the Newark Eagles was when they defeated the Kansas City Monarchs in the Negro World Series in 1946.