The major league home run record went from one New York Yankee to another as Roger Maris broke Babe Ruth’s single-season mark, which had been standing for 34 years. As with anything related to Ruth, Maris’ record was controversial at the time as it was accomplished during a longer season. In Ruth’s era, teams only played 154 games instead of the 162 that is now standard. Either way, Maris’ mark stood for 37 years until both Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa broke it in 1998.

One of the most prolific hitters in baseball history set one of his many records on this day in 2004, as Ichiro Suzuki broke the mark for most hits in a season. The previous record (257) had stood for the better part of a century before the Japanese star rewrote history 13 years ago. Ichiro would add four more hits to his tally, ending the season with 262.

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They’re steadily encouraging others to seize the moment and join them. They’ve brought about 40 players to their cause (up from about 25 at the start of the offseason), and they anticipate that number growing.

However, Admiral Harry Harris took a jab at Kaepernick on Pearl Harbor’s 75th anniversary on Wednesday, saying, You can bet that the men and women we honor today 鈥?and those who died that fateful morning 75 years ago 鈥?never took a knee and never failed to stand whenever they heard our national anthem being played.