Saturday, May 25, 2013

TODAY IN SPORTS HISTORY MAY 24

2007  John Smoltz gets his 200th win – 1st pitcher in MLB history with 200 wins and 150 saves – ends with 213 wins and 154 saves
2002  Shawn Green hits his 5th HR in 2 games to tie MLB record, but Dodgers lose 14-3 to Arizona
2000  Isiah Thomas and Bob McAdoo inducted into Basketball Hall of Fame
2000  Mark McGwire hits his 20th HR in his 35th game
1995  White Sox and Rangers play longest double header in MLB history – 7 hours 39 minutes
1995  Dennis Eckersley gets his 300th save – 6th to do so – ends with 390 and 197 wins
1994  Philadelphia beats St. Louis 4-0 – Cards set MLB record by stranding 16 without scoring
1993  Luis Polonia of Angels is caught stealing 3 times to tie AL record
1992  Al Unser Jr. wins the Indy 500
1990  Edmonton beats Boston 4 games to 1 to win Stanley Cup
1988  A power outage in Boston Garden occurs during NHL finals
1987  Al Unser Sr. wins the Indy 500
1984  Tigers tie MLB record with 16th straight road win – record 35-5 – will end 104-58 and win World Series
1972  Pitcher Don Rose of Angels gets his 1st MLB win and hits his 1st HR – will not win or HR again – ends career 1974 with 1-4 record and will manage just one more hit
1969  Rookie Joe Sipin of San Diego makes his MLB debut and gets 2 triples – played only 68 games with 229 at bats – these are his only triples
1964  Lou Brock steals home for the 1st time in his career
1957  Cubs rookie Frank Ernaga hits a HR and triple in his 1st 2 at bats – will play 29 games in his career and have 2 HRs and 2 triples

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