Saturday, April 6, 2013

TODAY IN SPORTS HISTORY APRIL 7

2004  Roger Clemens makes his NL debut and gives up 1 hit in 7 innings for the win over San Francisco
2004  Red Sox beat Baltimore 10-3 – Johnny Damon had 5 hits
2003  Red Sox sign Pedro Martinez to one year $17.5 million deal
2002  Curt Schilling of Arizona gives up one hit and strikes out 17 in a win over Milwaukee
2000  Orioles and Detroit combine for 5 HRs in the 5th inning – tie MLB record
1989  John Stockton is the 1st NBA player to have back to back 1,000 assist seasons
1984  Dwight Gooden makes his MLB debut a 3-2 win over Houston – will be Rookie of the Year for the Mets – 17-9, 2.60 ERA, 276 strikeouts
1979  Houston’s Ken Forsch no hits Atlanta
1977  Reggie Jackson makes his 1st start as a NYY – gets 2 hits
1975  Ronde and Tiki Barber born
                                                                                                           
1963  Jack Nicklaus (286) wins the 27th Golf Masters
1959  Boston Celtics sweep the LA Lakers as Bob Cousy sets then NBA playoff record with 19 assists
1954  Tony Dorsett born – 16,293 yards from scrimmage and 90 TDs in NFL – Heisman winner

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