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YOU’RE (NOT) KILLIN’ ME, SMALLS

On March 6, 1922: Baseball great Babe Ruth, “The Great Bambino”, “The Sultan of Swat,” inked a three-year deal with the New York Yankees worth $52 thousand per year.

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EXPLOSION IN GREENWICH VILLAGE

On March 6, 1970: A bomb, being assembled by three members of the radical left group Weather Underground, prematurely detonated and blew up a Greenwich Village townhouse located at 18 West 11th Street. Three were killed, and two injured.

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BORN ON THIS DAY: MARTIN KOVE

On March 6, 1946: Actor Martin Kove was born in Brooklyn. Kove is best known for his role in The Karate Kid. Check out a highlight reel of his Karate Kid character Cobra Kai Sensei John Kreese below.