Monthly Archives: May 2018

Yankees First World Series Crown

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When did the New York Yankees win their first World Series Championship?

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The New York Yankees won their first World Series Championship in 1923 defeating the New York Giants 4 games to 2.

First Woman to Race Indianapolis 500

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Who was the first woman to race in the Indianapolis 500?

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Janet Guthrie became the first woman to race in the Indianapolis 500 when she competed in the 1977 Indianapolis 500 where she finished 29th. She was also the first woman to compete in the Daytona 500 in the following season.

First Silver Slugger DH

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Who was the first designated hitter (DH) to receive baseball’s Silver Slugger award?

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The designated hitter (DH) has been around in the American League since 1973. The Silver Slugger awards were instituted in 1980, thus the first DHs could not win the award. The first DH to win the Silver Slugger for the DH position in 1980 was “Mr. October”, Reggie Jackson of the New York Yankees.

First Nationally Televised Kentucky Derby

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When was the first nationally televised Kentucky Derby?

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CBS first nationally televised the Kentucky Derby in 1952. Hill Gail ridden by Eddie Arcaro was the winner of the 1952 race.