On this Day in Sports History March 18
On this day in 1996, Chicago Bull legend Michael Jordan became the 10th player in NBA history to reach 24,000 career games. Jordan reached the milestone with a 38 point performance in a 98-94 Bulls win over the Philadelphia 76ers.
On this day in 2001, Indiana Pacers shooting guard Reggie Miller became the first player in NBA history to convert 2,000 3-point field goals when he hit a three in the third quarter of a 101-95 Indiana win over the Sacramento Kings.
On this day in 1937, New York Yankees first basemen Lou Gehrig ended his holdout by signing for $36,000 with a $750 signing bonus. The deal made Gehrig the highest paid player in baseball.
On this day in 1953, the National League owners voted 8-0 to move the Boston Braves to Milwaukee.
On this day in 1953, the Indiana Hoosiers beat the Kansas Jayhawks 69-68, winning their second NCAA title.