When you think of the Fourth of July, the first things that come to mind are probably barbecue, beer, and fireworks. (Well, you know, after the Declaration of Independence and Freedom.) However, sports also tend to play a significant part of our July 4th celebrations.
Every year millions of Americans go to baseball games to see their favorite teams wear special edition camo hats, and when the calendar lines up, there are sometimes other major sporting events on the holiday. In fact, over the years, some pretty special sports moments have occurred on American Independence Day.
Today, in honor of the USA’s 238th birthday, we’re going to take a look back at some of the most memorable Fourth of July sports moments of all time. So come on, be a patriot and read the list. If you don’t, the terrorists win.