Saturday, March 23, 2013

TODAY IN SPORTS HISTORY MARCH 24

2001  Karl Malone makes his 8,532nd free throw – passes Moses Malone to become #1 all time
1979  Larry Bird scores 35 points, 16 rebounds, and 9 assists as Indiana State advances to the NCAA finals
1979  Magic Johnson of Michigan State gets a triple double 29 points, 10 rebounds, 10 assists as they advance to NCAA finals
1976  Peyton Manning is born
1974  North Carolina State beats Marquette 76-74 to win NCAA title
1973  Nate Archibald becomes the only NBA player in history to lead the league in scoring (34.0) and assists (11.4)
1969  Wes Unseld wins the NBA MVP – only player other than Wilt Chamberlain to win it as a rookie
1933  Babe Ruth signs for $52,000 – a $23,000 decrease due to the Depression

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