Thursday, May 16, 2013

TODAY IN SPORTS HISTORY MAY 19

2008  John Lester of Red Sox no hits KC – Jason Varitek catches his 4th no hitter
2001  Ichiro Suzuki’s 23 game hitting streak ends
1999  Cincinnati beats Colorado 24-12 – Reds have 28 hits with 7 players 3 or more – Sean Casey reaches base all 7 times to tie MLB record – 28 hits ties MLB record set in 1902
1999  Arizona’s Luis Gonzalez has his 30 game hitting streak end
1996  Fred McGriff hits his 300th HR – ends with 493
1996  White Sox beat Detroit 14-3 – Sox had 2 grand slams in the game
1991  Willy Ribbs is the 1st black driver to reach the Indy 500
1987  Magic Johnson named NBA MVP – 23.9 points, 12.2 assists
1987  Milwaukee loses their 12th straight game – had started the season with 13 straight wins – now are 20-15
1979  Spectacular Bid wins the Preakness on the way to Triple Crown
1976  Carl Yastrzemski plays in his 2,293rd game with Boston to pass Ted Williams as #1 all time – will play in 3,308 for them
1976  Kevin Garnett born
1974  Philadelphia wins Stanley Cup 4 games to 2 over Boston
1973  Secretariat wins the 99th Preakness on the way to the Triple Crown
1962  Stan Musial gets his 3,431st hit - #1 in NL passing Honus Wagner
1935  The NFL announces a college draft will begin in 1936
1910  Cy Young wins his 500th game – ends with 511, 2.63 ERA, 749 complete games in 22 seasons

2 comments:

  1. You forgot "Edmonton Oilers win first Stanley Cup vs. the New York Islanders 4 games to 1" 1984

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