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On this Day in Sports History May 22

On this Day in Sports History May 22

MLB

On this day in 1938, Chicago White Sox pitcher Ted Lyons won his 200th career game beating the Washington Senators, 9-2.

On this day in 1999, New York Yankees pitcher Roger Clemens won this 19th straight game breaking an American League record.

On this day in 2001, San Francisco Giants outfielder Barry Bonds homered for the sixth straight game.

NBA

On this day in 1988, the Boston Celtics beat the Atlanta Hawks 118-116 in the Eastern Conference Semifinals.  Larry Bird scored 34 points for the Celtics and Dominique Wilkins scored 47 points for the Hawks.

 

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