On this Day in Sports History June 11
On this day in 1938, Cincinnati Reds pitcher Johnny Vander Meer threw a no-hitter. He would throw another no-hitter four days later.
On this day in 1972, Atlanta Braves outfielder Hank Aaron hit his 14th career grand-slam, tying the National League record.
On this day in 1990, Nolan Ryan threw his sixth career no-hitter. Ryan also became the oldest pitcher to ever throw a no-hitter.
On this day in 1990, Julio Franco of the Cleveland Indians recorded his 2,000th career major league hit.
On this day in 1995, Mark McGwire homered for the fifth consecutive game.
On this day in 1984, the Boston Celtics defeated the Los Angeles Lakers, 111-102, to win their 15 NBA title.
On this day in 1988, Stanford defeated Arizona State, 9-4, to win their second straight College Baseball World Series. The Cardinals became the first team to ever win back-to-back titles.
On this day in 1977, Seattle Slew won the Belmont Stakes and became the 10th Triple Crown winner.
On this day in 2005, Afleet Alex won the Belmont Stakes.