Friday, May 10, 2013

TODAY IN SPORTS HISTORY MAY 10

2002  Anaheim Angels beat White Sox 19-0
2000  Rickey Henderson of NY Mets gets his 10,000th at bat – 21st to do so
1999  Boston beats Seattle 12-4 – Nomar Garciaparra gets 10 RBI with 2 grand slams and another HR
1997  Chicago Cubs turn a triple play vs. San Francisco
1993  Julius Erving, Calvin Murphy, and Bill Walton inducted into Basketball Hall of Fame
1987  Golden State’s Sleepy Floyd scores 29 points in the 4th quarter and 39 in the 2nd half in a playoff win over LA – both NBA playoff records
1974  NY Nets win ABA championship led by Julius Erving
1970  Hoyt Wilhelm of Atlanta appears in his 1,000th game – 1st pitcher to do so – will end with 1,070 and 2.52 ERA in 21 seasons
1967  Hank Aaron hits an inside the park HR – the only one of his 755 career HRs
1961  3 pinch hitters bat in the 9th inning for the Cardinals – all 3 strikeout – MLB record
1946  Red Sox win 15th straight game – it was “Ladies Night” at Yankee Stadium
1936  Joe DiMaggio hits his 1st MLB HR – ends with 361
1913  NYY commit 8 errors in the game, but beat Detroit 10-9

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