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On this Day in Sports History April 25

On this Day in Sports History April 25

MLB

On this day in 1995, the 257-day strike ended with the Los Angeles Dodgers beating the Miami Marlins 8-7.

On this day in 1998, Cal Ripken played in his 2,500th consecutive game at Camden Yards.

On this day in 2001, San Diego Padres outfielder Rickey Henderson broke Babe Ruth all time walks record when he received his 2,063 base on balls.

NBA

On this day in 2006, Dallas Mavericks coach Avery Johnson was named NBA Coach of Year.  Johnson led the Mavs to the NBA Finals, losing to the Miami Heat.

NFL

On this day in 1999, Denver Broncos quarterback John Elway announced that he would retire from the NFL after 16 seasons.

On this day in 2009, the Detroit Lions picked Georgia quarterback Matthew Stafford with the first pick in the Draft.

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