Thursday, April 11, 2013

TODAY IN SPORTS HISTORY APRIL 10

2004  Barry Bonds becomes the first player to hit 30 HRs in 13 consecutive seasons
2003  Rafael Furcal of the Braves turns the 12th unassisted triple play in MLB history
2002  Barry Bonds breaks Willie McCovey’s single season intentional walk record with his 46th – will end with 68 for the season
1999  All nine Orioles starters score at least one run and reach base at least twice in a 17-1 win over Tampa Bay
1998  Albert Belle of White Sox gets his 100th RBI – and his 30 HRs and 100 RBI in 7 consecutive seasons puts him in the company of Ruth, Gehrig, and Foxx
1996  Eddie Murray hits his 18th career grand slam
1992  NY Mets Vince Coleman walks 5 times to tie MLB record – will have only 27 all season
1989  Nolan Ryan loses a no hitter in the 9th inning for the 5th time
1987  Oakland rookie Mark McGwire gets his 38th HR – ties MLB rookie record
1981  With his 3,631st career hit, Pete Rose breaks Stan Musial’s NL record
1978  NYY Ron Guidry improves his record to 16-2, 1.88 ERA
1971  Harmon Killebrew hits his 500th and 501st HR – 10th to do so – ends with 573
1971  Juan Marichal records his 50th shutout of his career
1960  Ted Williams announces he will retire at the end of the season
1924  Ty Cobb steals 2nd base once, third base twice, and home once – also scores 4 times

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