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On this Day in Sports History April 28

On this Day in Sports History April 28

MLB

On this day in 1961, Milwaukee Braves pitcher Warren Spahn threw his second career no-hitter five days after his 40th birthday.  Spahn led the Braves to a 1-0 win over the San Francisco Giants.

On this day in 1971, Atlanta Braves outfielder Hank Aaron joined Babe Ruth and Willie Mays in the 600 home run club.

NBA

On this day in 1995, the Orlando Magic beat the Boston Celtics, 124-77, making it the worse loss in the playoffs in Boston’s franchise history.

On this day in 2008, the Miami Heat named Erik Spoelstra the new head coach after Pat Riley stepped down.

NFL

On this day in 1961, the NFL decided on Canton, Ohio for the site of the Professional Football Hall of Fame.

On this day in 2007, the Oakland Raiders picked LSU quarterback JaMarcus Russell with the first pick in the Draft.

On this day in 2011, the Carolina Panthers picked Auburn quarterback Cam Newton with the first pick in the Draft

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