Tuesday, April 2, 2013

TODAY IN SPORTS HISTORY APRIL 3

2006  Florida Marlins start 6 rookies – lose 1-0 to Houston
2006  Florida Gators win NCAA basketball title
2002  Barry Bonds hits 2 HRs for the 2nd day in a row – will end season with 46 vs. 73 in 2001
1999  NJ Nets player Kendall Gill ties NBA record with 11 steals in the game – 1st done in 1976 and not repeated
1998  Michael Jordan scores his 29,000th point
1996  Vancouver Grizzlies beat Minnesota 105-103 – 1st win after 23 consecutive losses
1995  UCLA wins 1st NCAA title on 20 years
1989  51st NCAA Basketball Championship – Michigan beats Seton Hall 80-79 (OT)
1989  Ken Griffey Jr. makes his MLB debut – gets a double in 1st at bat
1988  Mario Lemieux wins the NHL scoring title – Wayne Gretzky had won it the prior 7 seasons
1987  Cubs trade Dennis Eckersley to Oakland – will be outstanding reliever for them – he had 3 saves in his career dating to his debut in 1975 – will have 320 saves for Oakland from 1987 to 1995
1977  Boston Bruins Jean Ratelle gets his 1,000th NHL point
1962  Jockey Eddie Arcaro retires after 31 years and 24,092 races

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