On this Day in Sports History April 16
On this day in 1997, the Chicago Cubs lost 4-0 to the Colorado Rockies to start the season 0-12, setting a National League record for most losses to start a season.
On this day in 2006, the Philadelphia Phillies shutout the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field 1-0. It was the first time in 10 years that the Rockies had been shutout at their home field.
On this day in 2003, Michael Jordan played in his final NBA game, scoring 15 points against the Philadelphia 76ers.
On this day in 1999, New York Rangers centre Wayne Gretzky officially announced his retirement.
On this day in 2009, legendary broadcaster John Madden announced his retirement.