Tuesday, May 28, 2013

TODAY IN SPORTS HISTORY MAY 27

MAY 27
2009  Red Sox pitchers tie MLB record with 6 wild pitches in 4-1 loss to the Twins
2006  Curt Schilling gets his 200th win – ends with 216, 3.46 ERA
2002  Shawn Green of Dodgers gets his 10th HR in 7 days
2000  Reds retire #24 uniform of Tony Perez -- .279 average, 279 HRs, 1,652 RBI
2000  Maurice Richard died – 8 time Stanley Cup winner – 544 career goals
1996  Detroit loses 12th straight game and 32 of last 36 – record 12-39
1993  Dale Murphy of Colorado announces his retirement - .265 average, 398 HRs, 1,266 RBI, 2 time MVP in 18 seasons
1988  Red Sox Dwight Evans gets his 2,000th hit – ends with 2,466
1985  Boston beats LA in game 1 of NBA finals 148-114 – 148 is finals record – Scott Wedman shot 11 for 11
1981  Julius Erving wins NBA MVP – 25.2 points, 8.2 rebounds, 4.6 assists, 2.2 steals – only MVP in both ABA and NBA
1975  Philadelphia wins Stanley Cup beating Buffalo in 6 games
1973  Milwaukee Bucks end NBA season with 14 straight wins (60-22)
1968  Montreal and San Diego are awarded MLB franchises
1968  Frank Thomas born - .301 average, 521 HRs, 1,704 RBI, 2 time MVP
1968  Jeff Bagwell born - .297 average, 449 HRs, 1,529 RBI, MVP
1967  Reds beat Pittsburgh 6-1 – played 5 prior 1 run games and will play next 11 one run games – 8-8 record in the 16
1961  Ralph Boston is the 1st to long jump 17’
1955  Red Sox Norm Zauchin gets 10 RBI in the game
1937  Carl Hubbell wins his 24th straight game over 2 seasons – will be 48-14 in 1936 and 1937 combined
1873  1st Preakness won by Survivor

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