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On this Day in Sports History May 3

On this Day in Sports History May 3

MLB

On this day in 1979, Bobby Bonds of the Cleveland Indians hit his 300th career home run.

On this day in 1998, Seattle Mariners catcher Dan Wilson became the first player in franchise history to hit an inside-the-park grand slam.

On this day in 2006, Major League Baseball announced that they would see the Washington Nationals to a group led by Theodore Lerner, a real estate developer based out of Maryland.  The sell would be worth $450 million.

NBA

On this day in 1970, the New York Knicks defeated the Los Angeles Lakers to win the Championship in seven games.

On this day in 2011, Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose won the MVP.

Horse Racing

On this day in 1958, Tim Tam won the Kentucky Derby.

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