Friday, August 20, 2004
On this day:

Today In History

August 20 1968: SOVIETS INVADE CZECHOSLOVAKIA In Baseball History: 1974: Nolan Ryan of the California Angels struck out 19 in a 1-0, 11-inning loss to the Detroit Tigers, marking the third time during the season Ryan struck out 19 in a game. 1998: Mark McGwire becomes the first player in major league history to hit 50 home runs in three consecutive years.