On this Day in Sports History April 2 - Fueled by Sports
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On this Day in Sports History April 2

On this Day in Sports History April 2


On this day in 1992, the Philadelphia Phillies traded Jason Grimsley to the Houston Astros for Curt Schilling.

On this day in 1996, Detroit Tigers first baseman Cecil Fielder stole the first base of his eleven year career.

On this day in 2003, Texas Rangers shortstop Alex Rodriguez hit his 300th career home run.


On this day in 1996, the Vancouver Grizzlies lost their 23rd consecutive game, setting an NBA single season record for most consecutive losses.

College Basketball

On this day in 1984, Georgetown won their first and only NCAA Men’s Title beating Houston 84-75.

On this day in 1986, the NCAA adopted the three-point shot at 19 feet, 9 inches.

On this day in 1990, UNLV won their first NCAA Championship, blowing out Duke 103-79.  The Runnin’ Rebels became the first team to score 100 points or more in a Championship game.

On this day in 2007, the Florida Gators won their second straight championship with a 84-75 win over Ohio State.

On this day in 2011, Butler beat VCU 70-62 to advance to the national title game for the second year in a row.

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