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On this Day in Sports History May 28

On this Day in Sports History May 28

MLB

On this day in 1941, the first night game in Washington, DC took place with the New York Yankees defeating the Washington Senators 6-5.

On this day in 1946, the first night game was played at Yankee Stadium, the Washington Senators beat the Yankees 2-1.

On this day in 1951, Willie Mays recorded his first career hit it was also his first career home run.

On this day in 1957, Dale Long of the Pittsburgh Pirates hit a home run for the eight straight game.

On this day in 2004, New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera recorded his 300th career save.

On this day in 2006, San Francisco Giants outfielder Barry Bonds hit his 715th career home run to pass Babe Ruth on the all-time list.

NBA

On this day in 2010, the Boston Celtics beat the Orlando Magic 96-84 to advance to the NBA Finals for the second time in three seasons.

 

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