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On this Day in Sports History June 8

On this Day in Sports History June 8


On this day in 1961, the Milwaukee Braves hit four consecutive home run in an inning.

On this day in 1965, the Oakland Athletics picked Rick Monday with their first overall selection.  It was also the first ever major league draft, making Monday the first player ever drafted.

On this day in 1968, Don Drysdale‘s scoreless streak ended at 58 2/3 innings.

On this day in 1969, the New York Yankees retired Mickey Mantle‘s number seven.

On this day in 2005, Alex Rodriguez hit his 400th career homer, becoming the youngest player to ever achieve the feat.

On this day in 2012, six Seattle Mariners pitchers combined for a no-hitter agains the Los Angeles Dodgers at Safeco Field.


On this day in 1986, the Boston Celtics defeated the Houston Rockets to win their 16th NBA Championship.


On this day in 2006, the Tennessee Titans traded quarterback Steve McNair to the Baltimore Ravens for a 2007 fourth-round draft pick.

College Baseball

On this day in 1996, LSU beat Miami (FL), 9-8, to win the College World Series.

College Softball

On this day in 2005, Michigan beat UCLA, 4-1, to win the Women’s College World Series.

Horse Racing

On this day in 2002, Sarava upset War Emblem Triple Crown run by winning the Belmont Stakes.

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