Friday, May 10, 2013

TODAY IN SPORTS HISTORY MAY 7

2009  Manny Ramirez suspended 50 games for positive drug test
2009  Red Sox score 12 runs in the 6th inning before getting an out
2006  Joe Torre wins his 1,000th game as NYY manager
1998  Seattle ties MLB record by stranding 16 runners on base in a 9 inning loss
1995  Reggie Miller scores 8 points in the last 16.4 seconds of a 107-105 playoff win over the Knicks
1994  #8 seed Denver Nuggets beat top seed Seattle in 5 games in Western Conference 1st round                                                                     
1992  Jockey Angel Cordero retires after winning 7,056 races
1989  Michael Jordan hits last second shot over Cleveland’s Craig Ehlo to give the Bulls the win
1982  Jury in LA approves of the Oakland Raiders move to LA – awards $49 million in antitrust damages
1977  Seattle Slew wins Kentucky Derby on way to Triple Crown
1972  LA Lakers beat NY Knicks 4 games to 1 in NBA finals – 1st title since moving to LA
1959  93,103 attend “Roy Campanella Night” at the LA Coliseum in an exhibition game between Dodgers and NYY
1933  Johnny Unitas born – 40,239 passing yards, 290 TDs, 3 time MVP
1917  Babe Ruth gives up 2 hits as he out pitches Walter Johnson for a 1-0 win – his record is now 6-0 with 6 complete games – he also got the only RBI

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