Tuesday, May 14, 2013

TODAY IN SPORTS HISTORY MAY 11

2006  Floyd Patterson died – 55 career wins, 8 losses, 1 draw, 2 time heavyweight champion, Olympic gold medal winner
2003  Rafael Palmiero hits his 500th HR
2001  Vince Carter scores 8 three point field goals in one half in a playoff win – NBA playoff record
2000  Elton Brand of Bulls (20.1 points, 10 rebounds, 1.9 assists) and Steve Francis of Rockets (18 points, 5.3 rebounds, 6.6 assists) share NBA Rookie of the Year award
2000  Milwaukee beats Cubs 14-8 in 9 innings – NL record 4 hours 22 minutes – 35 hits, 19 walks, 11 strikeouts, and 421 pitches thrown
1998  Kerry Wood strikes out 13 Arizona batters – had 20 last game – the 33 back to back is MLB record
1996  Al Leiter of Marlins no hits Colorado 11-0 – gave up 2 walks that resulted in double plays
1992  Bob Lanier and Connie Hawkins inducted into Basketball Hall of Fame
1992  Portland beats Phoenix 153-151 in 2 OTs – highest scoring NBA playoff game
1984  Detroit beats Angels 8-2 – record is now 26-4
1981  Rick Miller of Red Sox goes 5 for 5 – had 4 doubles to tie record
1980  Pete Rose steals 2nd, 3rd, and home in one inning
1972  Boston wins Stanley Cup as they beat Blackhawks 4 games to 2
1972  Willie Mays is traded to NY Mets
1972  Tom Seaver wins his 100th game – ends with 311 with 2.86 ERA in 20 seasons
1971  Steve Dunning of Indians hits a grand slam – last grand slam hit by a pitcher in the AL until 2008
1968  Montreal wins Stanley Cup by sweeping St. Louis
1963  Sandy Koufax no hits the Giants – 2nd of the 4 he had in his career
1946  Red Sox lose to NYY – 1st loss after 15 straight wins

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