BARE KNUCKLE FIGHT
The last bare-knuckle fight of pro boxing took place in 1889. John L. Sullivan ko'd Jake Kilrain in 75 rounds.
BASEBALL HOME RUN
Hank Aaron hit his 755th and last home run in Milwaukee on July 20, 1976.
Mickey Mantle hits final career homer, # 536, in 1968.
Babe Ruth hit his last 3 home runs in 1935 when the Boston Braves faced the Pirates.
DISCONTINUED OLYMPIC SPORTS
Cricket - last in Paris in 1900.
Croquet - last in Paris in 1900.
Golf: men - last in St. Louis in 1904.
Golf: women - last in Paris in 1900.
Lacrosse - last in London in 1908.
Polo - last in Paris in 1900.
Rugby - last in Paris in 1924.
Tug of War - last in Antwerp in 1920.
The 1912 Olympics was the last Olympics that gave out gold medals that were made entirely out of gold.
LAST MATADOR DEATH:
The last major matador to die in a bullfight was Miguel Cubero, known as Yiyo, who was gored in 1985.
WOODEN TENNIS RACQUET
A wooden racket was last used at Wimbledon in 1987.
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