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On this Day in Sports History April 3

On this Day in Sports History April 3

MLB

On this day in 2002, San Francisco Giants outfielder Barry Bonds became the second player in baseball history to begin the season with consecutive two home run games.  The only other player was Braves third baseman Eddie Mathews who did it in 1958.

NBA

On this day in 1998, Chicago Bulls small forward Michael Jordan scored 41 points to lead the Bulls to a 107-93 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves.  The performance lifted Jordan into elite company, joining Wilt Chamberlain and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the only players to score 29,000 career points.

College Basketball

On this day in 1989, the Michigan Wolverines beat Seton Hall 80-79 in overtime to win their first NCAA championship.

On this day in 2006, the Florida Gators won their first NCAA championship with a 73-57 win over UCLA.

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