Saturday, April 27, 2013

TODAY IN SPORTS HISTORY APRIL 28

2007  Trevor Hoffman pitches his 803rd game for San Diego – record for most with one team
2001  Seattle sets MLB record with 20th win of the month
1998  Juan Gonzalez of Rangers gets his 36th RBI of the month – MLB record
1998  Tony Gwynn of Padres goes 5 for 5 in a win over the Cubs – 9th time he has gone 5 or more – only Ty Cobb (14) and Pete Rose (10) have more
1993  Jim Valvano died
1989  Rickey Henderson hits a leadoff HR – MLB record 36th time he has done so
1988  Baltimore Orioles lose their 21st straight game to start the season – set AL record – the 1961 Phillies lost 23
1985  NYY hire Billy Martin for the 4th time
1982  Pete Rose goes 5 for 5 – 9th time he has done so
1975  Bill Russell inducted into NBA Hall of Fame – 14,522 points, 21,620 rebounds, 4,100 assists, 5 time MVP, 11 time NBA champion, 2 NCAA championships, Olympic gold medal winner
1961  40 year old Warren Spahn no hits San Francisco
1956  Frank Robinson hits his 1st HR – ends with 586

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