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On this Day in Sports History April 6

On this Day in Sports History April 6

MLB

On this day in 2004, Adrian Beltre became just the 36th player in baseball history to hit 100 home runs before the age of 25.

On this day in 2006, Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins hit streak ended at 38 games, after the St. Louis Cardinals held him hitless in four at-bats.

NBA

On this day in 1991, Detroit Pistons point guard Isiah Thomas scored his 15,000th career point, with a 16 point performance in a 101-88 loss to the New York Knicks.

College Basketball

On this day in 1992, the Duke Blue Devils beat the Michigan Wolverines 71-51, becoming the first team in 19 years to repeat as NCAA champions.

On this day in 2007, the Kentucky Wildcats named Billy Gillispie their head basketball coach.

On this day in 2009, the North Carolina Tar Heels defeated Michigan State 89-72 to win their fifth NCAA title.

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