Saturday, April 20, 2013

TODAY IN SPORTS HISTORY APRIL 21

2002  Rafael Furcal ties MLB record with 3 triples in the game
1999  Roger Clemens gets his 17th straight win over 2 seasons
1996  Chicago Bulls end the season with NBA record 72-10 – also 33 road wins are NBA record
1996  Cleveland ends the season allowing just 88.5 points per game – NBA record for fewest since inception of the 24 second clock in 1954
1996  Michael Jordan wins NBA scoring title for the 8th time – NBA record previously held by Wilt Chamberlain with 7
1996  John Stockton leads the league in assists for the 9th straight season – NBA record
1996  With his 3,190th block, Hakeem Olajuwon passes Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as #1 all time
1994  Eddie Murray of Indians hits a HR from both sides of the plate – MLB record 11th time he has done so – Mickey Mantle did it 10 times
1987  Milwaukee suffers first loss of the season – had been 13-0
1970  Bob Cousy and Bob Pettit are inducted in Basketball Hall of Fame
1967  Dodgers 1st rainout in Los Angeles after 737 consecutive games
1964  Pirates beat Cubs 8-5 – all runs were scored on Hrs by 9 different players
1948  2nd NBA Championship – Baltimore beats Philadelphia 4 games to 2
1939  Ted Williams plays his 1st game at Fenway Park                 

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