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On this Day in Sports History June 28

On this Day in Sports History June 28

MLB

On this day in 1996, Darryl Strawberry of the New York Yankees hit his 300th career home run.

On this day in 2007, Frank Thomas of the Toronto Blue Jays hit his 500th career homer.

On this day in 2009, New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera recorded his 500th career save.

NBA

On this day in 2005, the Milwaukee Bucks picked Andrew Bogut with the first overall pick.

On this day in 2006, the Toronto Raptors picked Andrea Bargnani with the first overall pick in the draft.

On this day in 2007, the Portland Trailblazers selected Greg Oden with the first overall pick in the draft.

On this day in 2012, the New Orleans Hornets selected Anthony Davis with the first pick in the draft.

Boxing

On this day in 1971, the Supreme Court overturned Muhammad Ali’s conviction for draft evasion.

On this day in 1997, Mike Tyson was disqualified for biting Evander Holyfield’s ear in the third round of the WBA heavyweight title.

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