This Week in Sports History: April 14-18

April 18, 1983:

Miguel Cabrera, recent Triple Crown Winner for the Detroit Tigers, is born.

April 19, 1897:

The first-ever Boston Marathon is held.

April 20, 2008:

Danica Patrick wins the Indy Japan 300, becoming the first female driver to win an Indy Car race.

April 21, 1980:

Tony Romo, current quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys, is born.

April 22, 1914:

Babe Ruth makings his first professional appearance, pitching the Baltimore Orioles to a 6-0 victory.

April 23, 1977:

Professional wrestler, rapper, and actor John Cena is born.

April 24, 2003:

Philadelphia Phillies’ second baseman Chase Utley belts a grand slam for his first Major League hit.

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