This Day in Sports History: Yankees Dave Righetti no-hits Boston Red Sox

Ronald MonestimeCorrespondent IJuly 4, 2010

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA - FEBRUARY 23:  Dave Righetti of the San Francisco Giants poses during photo day at Scottsdale Stadium on February 23, 2009 in Scottsdale, Arizona. (Photo by: Harry How/Getty Images)
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Although they won 91 games in 1983, the New York Yankees missed the playoffs for the third consecutive season; which, by all accounts, is a season to forget in the estimation of owner George Steinbrenner.

However, the one lasting memory from the aforementioned season that should always bring a smile to the face of ‘The Boss’ came, coincidentally enough, on the day Steinbrenner was celebrating his 53rd birthday.

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