On this Day in Sports History April 29
On this day in 1986, Boston Red Sox pitcher Roger Clemens struck out 20 batters to set a MLB record. Clemens led the Red Sox to a 3-1 win over the Seattle Mariners.
On this day in 1996, New York Mets closer John Franco notched his 300th career save, becoming only the eighth player in Major League history to achieve the feat.
On this day in 2007, Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki turned the 13th unassisted triple play in major league history against the Atlanta Braves.
On this day in 1990, the Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Houston Rockets 104-100, giving their coach Pat Riley his 100th career playoff win, breaking Red Auerbach’s record of 99.
On this day in 2004, the Boston Celtics announced that Doc Rivers would be their next head coach.
On this day in 2010, Seattle Seahawks offensive lineman Walter Jones announced his retirement. Jones was a nine-time Pro Bowler.