Thursday, June 6, 2013

TODAY IN SPORTS HISTORY JUNE 6

2007  Trevor Hoffman becomes the 1st relief pitcher to have 500 saves
2007  2nd baseman Luis Castillo makes his 1st error in 143 games
2001  Philadelphia beats Lakers 107-101 in OT in game 1 of Finals – Allen Iverson scores 48 and Shaquille O’Neal 44 to become only 2nd opponents to score 40 or more in finals game
1997  Roger Clemens beats Oakland 4-1 – record 11-0 1.69 ERA
1997  Cleveland’s Sandy Alomar gets 4 doubles in the game to tie MLB record
1997  Scottie Pippen ties NBA record with 7 three point field goals
1996  Boston beats White Sox 7-4 – Chicago records a triple play
1992  Eddie Murray gets his 1,510th RBI – passes Mickey Mantle with most RBI for a switch hitter – ends with 1,917
1991  KC beats Texas 4-3 in 18 innings – tie MLB record by combining to strand 45 runners
1989  NY Mets get a triple play but lose to Cubs 8-4
1983  Roger Clemens is taken #19 in MLB draft
1982  Philadelphia beats LA Lakers 135-102 in game 5 of NBA finals – held Kareem to 6 points
1979  LA Dodgers choose Orel Hershiser in 17th round of MLB draft – won Cy Young in 1998, NYY take Don Mattingly in 19th – MVP 1985
1976  30th NBA championship – Boston beats Phoenix 4 games to 2
1975  Cleveland manager Frank Robinson plays vs. Texas – has 2 three run HRs in 7-5 win
1969  Jets Joe Namath leaves the NFL after commissioner told him he had to sell his NYC night club
1946  NBA is founded
1944  No games in MLB today – D-Day in Europe

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