Tuesday, April 2, 2013

TODAY IN SPORTS HISTORY APRIL 2

2008  Kevin Youkilis plays his 194th straight game at first base without an error – MLB record
2003  Alex Rodriguez hits his 300th HR
2001  Duke wins its 3rd NCAA title
2001  Ichiro Suzuki makes his MLB debut – will win Rookie of the Year and MVP - .350 ERA, 242 hits, 56 stolen bases
2001  Tony Gwynn plays in his 20th and last season for the Padres – career: .338 average, 3,141 hits, 15 time All-Star
1998  Texas beats White Sox 20-4 – 9 players had 2 or more hits for the Rangers
1997  Tino Martinez of NYY hits a HR his 1st three times at bat and has 7 RBI and scores 5 times in a 16-2 win over Seattle
1996  Vancouver Grizzlies lose NBA record 23rd consecutive game
1996  Cecil Fielder steals a base – 1st of his career – made his debut July 20, 1985- ends career with 2
1993  Mark Price of Cleveland misses a free throw – had made 77 consecutive
1992  Philadelphia trades for Curt Schilling – will be 14-11, 2.35 ERA – best ERA of his career
1990  Nevada Las Vegas beats Duke 103-73 for NCAA title
1986  NCAA adopts the 3 point rule
1982  In an exhibition game, Billy Martin of the A’s orders pitcher Steve McCatty to go to bat with a 15” toy bat to protest the disallowing of a pinch hitter
1975  Bob McAdoo of Buffalo is NBA MVP – 34.5 points per game
1945  Don Sutton born – 324 wins, 3.26 ERA in 23 seasons

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