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On this day: February 22

Published On: Feb 21 2013 10:56:47 PM CST   Updated On: Feb 22 2013 01:00:00 AM CST

The pilgrims get their first taste of popcorn, George Washington is born, Elvis hits the charts for the first time, and Team USA pulls off a "Miracle on Ice," all on this day.

OTD February 22 - Sparky Anderson
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1934: Hall of Fame baseball manager George "Sparky" Anderson, who managed the Cincinnati Reds to the 1975 and 1976 championships and then added a third title in 1984 with the Detroit Tigers, is born in Bridgewater, S.D. Anderson, who also played one year for the Philadelphia Phillies in 1959, was the first manager to win World Series titles in both the American League and National League. He died at age 76 on Nov. 4, 2010.

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