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Today in sports history: June 18
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Today in sports history: June 18

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In 1967, Jack Nicklaus shoots a record 275 to beat Arnold Palmer for the U.S. Open. Nicklaus breaks Ben Hogan’s 1948 record by one stroke. See more sports moments from this date:

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