Wednesday, June 12, 2013

TODAY IN SPORTS HISTORY JUNE 10

2008  Ken Griffey Jr. hits his 600th HR – joins Mays, Aaron, Ruth, Mays, and Sosa
2006  Reggie Sanders of Royals hits his 300th HR – 5th to have 300 HRs and 300 steals (Barry and Bobby Bonds, Mays, and Andre Dawson) – ends career 305 HRs and 304 steals
1998  Tim Raines of NYY steals his 800th base – ends with 808
1997  Kevin Brown of Florida no hits Giants 9-0 – only miscue for a perfect game was one hit batter
1996  Colorado sweeps Florida to win  Stanley Cup
1992  Mark McGwire hits his 200th HR – ends with 583
1981  Pete Rose gets his 3,630th hit to tie Stan Musial for best in NL all time
1978  Affirmed wins the Triple Crown – Alydar is the only horse to finish 2nd in all 3 races
1972  Hank Aaron hits his 14th career grand slam and ties Gil Hodges NL record
1966  Mets pitcher Dick Rustek makes his MLB debut and beats Reds 5-0 – only career win – ends career 1-2 with 3.00 ERA

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