Thursday, June 3, 2010

On this Day.....

Today is Thursday, June 3, 2010

Today in
Sports History

1851 - The New York Knickerbockers became the first baseball team to wear uniforms. They wore straw hats, white shirts and blue trousers.

1932 - Lou Gehrig American League player to hit four home runs in one game.

1980 - ESPN began televising college world series games.

1987 - The Chicago Cubs and Houston Astros combined for three grand slams in one game.

1989 - The Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-4. The game lasted 22 innings and took over seven hours to play.

2003 - Sammy Sosa (Chicago Cubs) broke a bat when he grounded out against the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. The bat he was using was a corked bat.

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