On this day: March 15

POSTED: 09:40 AM PDT Mar 11, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Mar 14, 2016 

The Ides of March proves unlucky for Julius Caesar, the Cincinnati Red Stockings become the first pro baseball team, "The Godfather" premieres, and the first Internet domain name is registered, all on this day.

OTD March 15 - Cy Young
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Library of Congress

1912: Pitcher Cy Young retires from baseball with 511 wins, the most in major-league history. Considered one of the greatest pitchers ever to play the game, the Cy Young Award was created one year after his death in 1955 to honor the previous season's best MLB pitcher.


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