Cy Young Award

July 6, 2016 0

The Cy Young Award is a baseball pitcher’s most coveted prize. Named for Denton True Young [Daily Dose, March 15], the winningest pitcher in Major…

Bud Grant

May 20, 2016 1

The only man to play in the NBA and NFL turns 89 years old today. Harry Peter Grant, Jr. was born in Superior, Wisconsin, on…

Cool Papa Bell

May 17, 2016 2

James Thomas Bell may be the fastest man ever to play the game of baseball. Born in Starkville—anchor of northeast Mississippi’s Golden Triangle—on this date…

American Pharoah

April 21, 2016 1

American Pharoah is the only horse in the history of American thoroughbred racing to win the Grand Slam. Foaled at Tom VanMeter’s Stockplace Farm in…

1995-96 Chicago Bulls

April 5, 2016 1

The 1995-96 Chicago Bulls have the greatest single season record in NBA history. After winning their third consecutive title in 1993, Michael Jordan retired from…