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On this Day in Sports History April 8

On this Day in Sports History April 8

MLB

On this day in 1974, Atlanta Braves outfielder Hank Aaron broke Babe Ruth‘s career home run record by hitting his 715th off of Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Al Downing.

NBA

On this day in 1995, New York Knicks coach Pat Riley won his 750th career game, beating the Detroit Pistons 113-96.

College Basketball 

On this day in 2013, Louisville defeated Michigan 82-76 to win their third NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship.

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