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On this Day in Sports History June 23

On this Day in Sports History June 23

MLB

On this day in 1973, Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Ken Brett homered for the fourth consecutive game, setting a record for pitchers.

On this day in 2003, San Francisco Giants outfielder Barry Bonds stole his 500th career base.

On this day in 2012, Jim Thome of the Philadelphia Phillies hit his 13th career walk-off homer, setting a major league record for walk-offs.

NBA

On this day in 2005, the San Antonio Spurs beat the Detroit Pistons in seven games to win the NBA title.

On this day in 2011, the Cleveland Cavaliers selected Kyrie Irving with the first overall pick.

Soccer

On this day in 2010, U.S. Men’s soccer team defeated Algeria 1-0 in the World Cup.

 

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