On this day: March 6

Published On: Mar 04 2013 11:57:04 AM CST   Updated On: Mar 06 2016 01:00:00 AM CST

The Alamo falls, the Supreme Court rules in the Dred Scott case, the Oreo cookie and Silly Putty are introduced, Mike Tyson wins in his pro debut, and Eric Clapton enters the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for a third time, all on this day.

OTD March 6 - Lefty Grove
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1900: Hall of Fame baseball pitcher Robert Moses "Lefty" Grove, who won 300 games in his 17-year major-league career with the Philadelphia Athletics and Boston Red Sox, is born in Lonaconing, Maryland. Grove led the American League in wins in four separate seasons, in strikeouts seven years in a row, and had the league's lowest earned run average a record nine times. He died at age 75 on May 22, 1975.

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