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On this Day in Sports History May 10

On this Day in Sports History May 10

MLB

On this day in 1970, Atlanta Braves pitcher Hoyt Willhelm became the first pitcher in history to appear in 1,000 games.

On this day in 1981, Montreal Expos pitcher Charlie Lea threw a no-hitter, leading the Expos to a 4-0 win over the San Francisco Giants.

On this day in 1999, Boston Red Sox shortstop Nomar Garciaparra became the first American League player since 1975 to drive in 10 runs in a game.  Garciaparra hit a pair of grand slams and a two-run homer in a 12-4 win over the Seattle Mariners.

On this day in 2008, San Diego Padres pitcher Greg Maddux won his 350th career game in a 3-2 win over the Colorado Rockies.  The victory made him the ninth player to achieve the feat.

NBA

On this day in 1973, the New York Knicks won the NBA Championship in five games over the Los Angeles Lakers.

On this day in 1993, former NBA players Julius Erving, Dan Issel, Dick McGuire, Walt Bellamy, Bill Walton and Calvin Murphy were inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame.

Golf

On this day in 1929, Walter Hagen won the British Open.

Horse Racing

On this day in 1919, Sir Barton won the Kentucky Derby.

On this day in 1941, Whirlway won the Preakness Stakes.

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