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This Day In Sports History for May 23

Joe DiMaggio
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Here’s a look at some of the most interesting sports moments that happened on this day:

1941 – Joe Louis beat by Buddy Baer by disqualification for the heavyweight boxing title (more info)

1948 – Joe DiMaggio hits three consecutive home runs in game against Cleveland Indians (more info)

1964 – Women’s marathon runner Dale Grieg runs world record time at Isle of Wright Marathon (more info)

1978 – The American League approves a deal for the Boston Red Sox to be sold to Jean Yawkey (more info)

1991 – The San Diego Sockers win fourth consecutive Major Soccer League Championship (more info)

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