Tuesday, April 30, 2013

TODAY IN SPORTS HISTORY MAY 1

2005  Johan Santana loses – had won 17 straight over 2 seasons
2004  Barry Bonds sets MLB record by being intentionally walked 4 times in a game
2003  Detroit Tigers lose a double header – record now 3-23
2002  Trevor Hoffman gets his 321st save – MLB record most with one team
1992  Rickey Henderson gets his 1,000th steal
1991  Nolan Ryan pitches his 7th no hitter – oldest to do so at age 44
1991  Rickey Henderson breaks Lou Brock’s career stolen base record with his 939th – ends with 1,406
1991  Darryl Strawberry of the Dodgers strikes out NL record 5 times
1988  Michael Jordan scores 55 against Cleveland in the playoffs – scored 50 the previous game – first back to back 50 point games in NBA playoff history
1980  Dallas is awarded a NBA franchise
1974  Doc Ellis of Pittsburgh hits 3 consecutive Reds batters in the 1st inning to set MLB record
1969  Don Wilson of Houston no hits the Reds – the Reds no hit Houston the day before
1925  17 year old Jimmie Foxx makes his MLB debut – career: .325 average, 534 Hrs, 1,922 RBI in 20 seasons

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