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On this Day in Sports History June 9

On this Day in Sports History June 9

MLB

On this day in 1914, Pittsburgh Pirates shortstop Honus Wagner recorded his 3,000th career hit, becoming just the second player in major league history to accomplish the feat.

On this day in 1966, the Minnesota Twins set a major league record with six homers in a single inning.

On this day in 1996, Frank Thomas of the Chicago White Sox hit his 200th career home run.

On this day in 2008, Cincinnati Reds outfielder Ken Griffey Jr. hit his 600th career home run.

On this day in 2009, the Washington Nationals selected Stephen Strasburg with the first pick in the draft.

NBA

On this day in 1985, the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Boston Celtics to win the NBA Championship.

NHL

On this day in 2010, the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Philadelphia Flyers, 4-3, to win the Stanley Cup in six games.

Horse Racing

On this day in 1973, Secretariat won the Belmont Stakes and became the first Triple Crown winner in 25 years.

On this day in 2001, Point Given won the Belmont Stakes.

On this day in 2007, Rags to Riches won the Belmont Stakes.

On this day in 2012, Union Rags won the Belmont Stakes.

Golf

On this day in 1934, Olin Dutra won the US Open by one stroke over Gene Sarazen.

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