Saturday, April 27, 2013

TODAY IN SPORTS HISTORY APRIL 29

2007  Troy Tulowitski of Colorado turns 13th unassisted triple play in MLB history
2006  Jonathon Papelbon gets his 10th save in 10 chances for the month
2006  Albert Pujols hits 14th HR for the month – MLB record
2005  300 game winner Greg Maddux beats 300 game winner Roger Clemens 3-2
1996  John Franco gets his 300th save – 1st lefthander to get 300 – got his 1st save  12 years ago
1990  Pat Riley gets his 100th NBA playoff coaching win – passes Red Auerbach (99) – in the same game Hakeem Olajuwon had 10 blocks to tie playoff record
1988  Baltimore beats White Sox 9-0 for their 1st win of the season – had lost 21 straight
1986  Roger Clemens sets MLB record with 20 strikeouts in the game – also tied AL record with 8 straight
1981  Steve Carlton of Philadelphia gets his 3,000th strikeout – ends with 4,136
1962  Minnesota beats Cleveland 7-3 – Twins had MLB record 6 solo HRs in the game
1962  Frank Thomas of the Mets is hit by a pitch twice in one inning – MLB record
1923  NYY sign 20 year old Lou Gehrig - $2,000 and $1,500 bonus

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