On this day: September 17

POSTED: 12:49 PM Sep 14 2012   UPDATED: 12:00 AM Sep 17 2015

The U.S. Constitution is signed, the Civil War sees the bloodiest battle in American history, the prototype space shuttle Enterprise is unveiled, and the Camp David Accords bring peace between Egypt and Israel, all on this day.

OTD September 17 - Orlando Cepeda
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Baseball Digest

1937: Baseball Hall of Fame first baseman Orlando Cepeda, an 11-time All-Star who won a World Series title with St. Louis Cardinals in 1967, is born in Ponce, Puerto Rico. He also won the NL MVP and lead the league in RBIs in 1967 and was named NL Rookie of the Year in 1958. Besides the Cardinals, he also played for the San Francisco Giants, Atlanta Braves, Oakland Athletics, Boston Red Sox and Kansas City Royals in his 17-year MLB career.


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