Thursday, April 18, 2013

TODAY IN SPORTS HISTORY APRIL 18

2000  Adam Kennedy of Angels hits a grand slam and bases loaded triple in a 16-10 win over Toronto
1997  Roger Pavlik of Rangers walks the first 4 batters of the game (AL record) – career 743 innings pitched with 351 walks
1996  Dennis Scott of Orlando Magic makes NBA record 11 three point field goals
1995  Joe Montana announces his retirement – 40,551 passing yards
1991  John Stockton gets his 1,164th assist of the season – breaks his own record
1990  Eddie Murray of Dodgers hits a HR from both sides of the plate – 1st player to do it at least once in each league
1987  Mike Schmidt hits his 500th HR – ends with 548
1987  Milwaukee Brewers win 11th straight game to start the season
2000  Adam Kennedy of Angels hits a grand slam and bases loaded triple in a 16-10 win over Toronto
1997  Roger Pavlik of Rangers walks the first 4 batters of the game (AL record) – career 743 innings pitched with 351 walks
1996  Dennis Scott of Orlando Magic makes NBA record 11 three point field goals
1995  Joe Montana announces his retirement – 40,551 passing yards
1991  John Stockton gets his 1,164th assist of the season – breaks his own record
1990  Eddie Murray of Dodgers hits a HR from both sides of the plate – 1st player to do it at least once in each league
1987  Mike Schmidt hits his 500th HR – ends with 548
1987  Milwaukee Brewers win 11th straight game to start the season
1981  In minor league baseball, Pawtucket and Rochester begin a 33 inning game
1970  Nolan Ryan gets the first shutout of his career – will end with 61
1969  Luis Tiant of Cleveland allows 10 extra base hits – ties AL record
1962  16th NBA Championship – Celtics beat LA Lakers 4 games to 3 – Bill Russell had 40 rebounds
1957  Roger Maris hits his 1st MLB HR – a grand slam
1955  Robero Clemente hits his 1st MLB HR – inside the park
1947  Jackie Robinson hits his 1st MLB HR

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