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On this Day in Sports History June 19

On this Day in Sports History June 19

MLB

On this day in 1942, Paul Waner recorded his 3,000th career hit.

On this day in 1952, Carl Erskine of the Brooklyn Dodgers pitched a no-hitter against the Cubs.

On this day in 1973, Pete Rose recorded his 2,000th career hit.

NBA

On this day in 2000, the Los Angeles Lakers won the NBA Championship over the Indiana Pacers.  It was the Lakers 12th title.

Boxing

On this day in 1936, Max Schmelling of Germany knocked out Joe Louis in the 12th round to record one of the biggest upsets in boxing history.

Golf

On this day in 2011, Rory Mcllroy won the U.S. Open, becoming the youngest winner since Bobby Jones in 1923.

Horse Racing

On this day in 1867, Ruthless won the inaugural Belmont Stakes.

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