Tuesday, June 4, 2013

TODAY IN SPORTS HISTORY JUNE 4

2009  Randy Johnson gets his 300th win – ends with 303 and 3.29 ERA
2002  Minnesota beats Cleveland 23-2 – had 25 hits with 4 players having 4 or more to tie AL record
1995  Orlando advances to NBA finals in only their 6th season
1990  Chipper Jones selected #1 in MLB draft, NYY choose Andy Pettitte in 20th round and Jorge Posada in the 24th
1989  Toronto wins their 12th straight game at Fenway Park – Red Sox led 10-0 in 7th – lose 12-11 in 12
1988  Rickey Henderson sets NYY record with his 249th steal
1986  Barry Bonds hits his 1st MLB HR – ends with 762
1984  Mark McGwire selected #10 in 1st round of MLB draft by Oakland
1976  Celtics beat Phoenix 128-126 in 3 OTs in game 5 of NBA finals
1975  Montreal selects Andre Dawson in 10th round of MLB draft, Dodgers take Dave Stewart in 16th
1974  Indians forfeit game to Texas with score tied in the 9th – it was “Ten-Cent Beer Night” in Cleveland and fans ran onto the field
1970  Pirates take Dave Parker in the 14th round of MLB draft
1969  Rod Carew steals home for the 5th time this season
1969  Montreal loses 18th straight game (11-35) – most for any expansion team
1968  Don Drysdale pitches his 6th straight shutout – record 7-1, 1.21 ERA
1964  Sandy Koufax no hits Philadelphia (3rd of his career) – gave up one walk with 12 strikeouts
1958  Hank Sauer and Bob Schmidt hit consecutive pinch hit HRs – 2nd time in MLB history

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