This week in sports history: July 10 to July 16

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Babe Ruth’s debut; Nolan Ryan’s 4,000 th strikeout among highlights

  • Nolan Ryan was with the Houston Astros from 1980 to 1988. He became the first in history to strike out 4,000 batters in 1985. Courtesy photo
    Nolan Ryan was with the Houston Astros from 1980 to 1988. He became the first in history to strike out 4,000 batters in 1985. Courtesy photo
July 10 1884 1st Test Cricket to be played at Old Trafford 1st day washed out 1922 Wimbledon Men’s Tennis: Australian Gerald Patterson wins his second Wimbledon title; beats Randolph Lycett 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 1926 US Open Men’s Golf, Scioto CC: Amateur Bobby Jones, winner of the British Open 2 weeks earlier, claims the second of his 4 US Opens, 1 stroke ahead of runner-up Joe Turnesa 1929 In game…

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