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Nothing special about June 1

June 1 used to be an important offseason date on the NFL calendar. But that's no longer the case, explains Len Pasquarelli.

Updated: June 1, 2006, 2:07 PM ET
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com

Among the "this day in history" entries for the date June 1 are items as diverse as Lou Gehrig replacing Wally Pipp at first base for the New York Yankees and beginning his incredible streak of 2,130 straight games (1925), the death of Helen Keller (1968), the debut of the Lawrence Welk Orchestra (1949), Nolan Ryan's fourth no-hitter (1975) and the release of "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" (1967).

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