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August 18, 1982 |
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Time Inc. publisher Henry Luce created Sports Illustrated (SI) to be the first weekly printed national magazine focused on live sporting events, with the first issue hitting newsstands on Aug. 16, 1954.
The league had previously held several games in Atlanta before, including the 2014 and 2015 championships which each drew more than 8,000 people.
While NFL highlights were shown on television in Great Britain starting in 1982, the game was the first chance fans of the league had to see the sport played on British soil.
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Prior to joining Nashville, Trotz played junior hockey in the Western Hockey League.
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Mays’ other career milestones include being named National League Rookie of the Year in 1951 and winning 12 Rawlings Gold Glove Awards as an outfielder — tied for most all-time with the Pittsburgh Pirates’ Roberto Clemente.
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