Tuesday, April 2, 2013

TODAY IN SPORTS HISTORY MARCH 30

2008  Miami Heat score only 17 field goals in a 88-62 loss to Boston
2004  Tampa Bay beats NYY on Opening Day in Japan 8-3
2001  Philadelphia 76ers retire #34 of Charles Barkley – 23,757 points, 12,546 rebounds, 4,215 assists
2001  Dwight Gooden announced his retirement – Cy Young winner 1985 with 24-4 record and 1.53 ERA
1995  Chicago Bulls beat Boston 100-82 – 1st of 44 consecutive home wins – lost April 8, 1996
1993  Charlie Brown hit his 1st HR in the “Peanuts” comic strip
1992  Chicago Cubs acquire Sammy Sosa in a trade
1980  George Gervin wins his 3rd straight scoring title – 33.1 points per game
1978  Red Sox acquire Dennis Eckersley in a trade – 20-8, 2.99 ERA in 1978
1976  Paul Silas is only the 3rd player in NBA history to have 10,000 rebounds before he has 10,000 points
1970  USSR wins 8th straight World Hockey Championship
                                                                                                                    
1970  Secretariat born – Triple Crown winner 1973
1966  Sandy Koufax and Don Drysdale end 32 day holdout – Koufax 27-9, 1.73 ERA in 1966 and Drysdale 13-16, 3.42 ERA in 1966
1940  2nd NCAA Basketball Championship – Indiana University beats Kansas by a score of 60-42

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