On this Day in Sports History June 24
On this day in 1936, Joe DiMaggio of the New York Yankees homered twice in the same inning.
On this day in 1947, Jackie Robinson of the Brooklyn Dodgers stole home in a 4-2 win over the Pirates.
On this day in 1950, Willie Mays made his professional baseball debut for Trenton, who were team in the Giants farm system.
On this day in 1955, Harmon Killebrew hit his first major league homer.
On this day in 1979, Oakland A’s outfielder Rickey Henderson made his major league debut.
On this day in 1983, Atlanta Braves pitcher Don Sutton recorded his 3,000th career strikeout.
On this day in 1992, the Orlando Magic took Shaquille O’Neal with the first pick in the draft.
On this day in 1998, the Los Angeles Clippers picked Michael Olowokandi with the first pick in the draft.
On this day in 2004, the Orlando Magic selected Dwight Howard with the first overall pick in the draft.
On this day in 2010, the Washington Wizards selected John Wall with the first overall pick in the draft.
On this day in 2013, the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Boston Bruins in six games to win the Stanley Cup.