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On this Day in Sports History April 4

On this Day in Sports History April 4

MLB

On this day in 1974, Atlanta Braves outfielder Hank Aaron tied Babe Ruth‘s all-time home run record of 714 home runs.

On this day in 1999, Hall of Fame pitcher Early Wynn passed away at the age of 79. Wynn went 300-244 in his 25 year career.

On this day in 2003, Sammy Sosa hit his 500th career home run.

NBA

On this day in 1996, the Boston Celtics beat the Orlando Magic 100-98, snapping the Magic’s 51-game home winning streak versus Eastern Conference opponents. The streak lasted two years, beginning in April 1994.

College Basketball

On this day in 2009, the Michigan State Spartans beat the UConn Huskies 82-73 to advance to the NCAA title game.

NFL

On this day in 2014, the Tennessee Titans released running back Chris Johnson.

On this day in 2014, the New Orleans Saints signed cornerback Champ Bailey to a two-year deal.

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