Saturday, April 6, 2013

TODAY IN SPORTS HISTORY APRIL 5

2008  Boston Celtics win 42 more games than they did last year – NBA turnaround record
2006  Ken Griffey Jr. hits his 537th HR to pass Mickey Mantle as #12 all time
1998  Phillies Curt Schilling strikes out 15 to beat Greg Maddux 2-1
1995  Charlotte (11) and Philadelphia (8) score NBA record low 19 points in the 2nd quarter
1987  Wayne Gretzky wins NHL scoring title – 7th time
1984  Kareem Abdul-Jabbar scores his 31,419th point to pass Wilt Chamberlain as #1 all time – ends with 38,387
1983  NY Mets Tom Seaver pitches Opening Day – 14th time he has done so
1981  NBA playoff record 20 blocked shots by Philadelphia
1972  Baseball season delayed due to strike
1967  Wilt Chamberlain gets NBA playoff record with 41 rebounds in a 115-104 win over the Celtics
1896  1st modern day Olympic opening ceremonies in Athens

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