On this day: July 30

POSTED: 11:29 PM PDT Jul 28, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Jul 29, 2016 

Henry Ford is born, the host nation captures the very first World Cup, the USS Indianapolis sinks into shark-infested waters, and Hoffa goes missing, all on this day.

OTD July 30 - George Steinbrenner
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1990: George Steinbrenner is banned permanently from day-to-day management (but not ownership) of the New York Yankees by MLB Commissioner Fay Vincent for hiring Howie Spira to "get dirt" on Dave Winfield. He would actually be reinstated in 1993.


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