On this Day in Sports History June 14
On this day in 1963, New York Mets centerfielder Duke Snider hit his 400th career homer.
On this day in 1964, the Chicago Cubs traded Lou Brock to the St. Louis Cardinals for Ernest Broglio.
On this day in 1969, Oakland Athletics outfielder Reggie Jackson hit two homers and drove in 10 runs in a 21-17 win over the Red Sox.
On this day in 1996, Cal Ripken broke Sachio Kinugas’s record of 2,216 consecutive games played.
On this day in 1996, Atlanta Braves pitcher John Smoltz won his 13th consecutive start to tie a franchise record.
On this day in 2004, Jim Thome of the Philadelphia Phillies hit his 400th career home run.
On this day in 1987, the Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Boston Celtics to win the NBA Championship.
On this day in 1992, the Chicago Bulls defeated the Portland Trailblazers to win the NBA title. It was the team’s second straight championship.
On this day in 1998, the Chicago Bulls defeated the Utah Jazz to win the NBA Championship. It was their third straight title and sixth of the decade.
On this day in 2009, the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Orlando Magic to win the NBA Finals. It was Phil Jackson 10th title as a coach.
On this day in 1994, the New York Rangers defeated the Vancouver Canucks to win the Stanley Cup.