Saturday, March 23, 2013

TODAY IN SPORTS HISTORY MARCH 22

2010  Minnesota Twins sign Joe Mauer to 8 year $184 million deal
1992  Oklahoma State shoots 80% (28 for 35) – NCAA tournament record
1989  Pete Rozelle says he will retire as NFL Commissioner after 29 years   
1984  Indiana holds North Carolina star Michael Jordan to 13 points, 1 rebound, and 1 assist in a 72-68 win
1972  Cleveland Indians sold for $9 million
1969  UCLA beats Purdue 92-72 to win 3rd consecutive NCAA title and 5th in last 6 years – Lew Alcindor scored 37 and had 20 rebounds – ends his 3 year career at 88-2 record
1960  Philadelphia beats Boston 128-107 – NBA playoff record 169 rebounds combined
1934  1st Masters Golf Championship at Augusta – Horton Smith won with 4 under par 284 – went home with $1,500

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