Thursday, June 13, 2013

TODAY IN SPORTS HISTORY JUNE 13

2004 Catcher Pat Borders of Seattle steals a base – last one was 1994
2003 Roger Clemens wins his 300th and gets his 4,000th strikeout – ends with 354 wins and 4,672 strikeouts, 3.12 ERA, and 7 Cy Young awards
1998 Javy Lopez and Andruw Jones hit back to back HRs twice in consecutive innings (2nd and 3rd)
1997 Bulls beat Utah to win NBA title on Steve Kerr’s jumper with 5 seconds to go in the game
1997 Detroit pitcher Omar Olivares hits a triple – 1st pitcher to hit a triple in AL in 24 years
1994 Jose Canseco of Texas has 5 hits (3 HRs and 8 RBI) in win over Seattle
1993 Phoenix Suns beat Chicago 129-121 in 3 OTs of NBA finals – 2nd 3 OT finals game (1976)
1990 Willie Wilson of KC steals his 600th base – ends with 668
1990 Steve Avery makes his MLB debut – 8 runs in 2 1/3rd innings
1989 Detroit Pistons beat LA Lakers to win their 1st NBA title – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s last game
1989 John Dopson of Boston commits 4 balks in just 3 2/3rd innings – Red Sox beat Detroit 8-7
1989 Jack Clark of Padres sets MLB record with 9 strikeouts in 2 games
1973 Garvey-Lopes-Cey-Russell play together for the 1st time for LA Dodgers – lasted 8 seasons
1962 Sandy Koufax hits his 1st MLB HR (off of Warren Spahn) – ends career with 2 HRs in 858 plate appearances
1948 Babe Ruth’s final appearance at Yankee Stadium – had his # retired – career .342 average, 714 HRs, 2,213 RBI
1947 First night game at Fenway Park – Red Sox beat White Sox 5-3
1935 James Braddock beats Max Baer in 15 for heavyweight championship
1912 Christy Mathewson gets his 300th win – ends with 373 wins, 2.13 ERA in 17 seasons – won over 30 games 4 times and over 20 eight other times

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