On this Day in Sports History May 2
On this day in 1999, Texas Rangers first baseman Rafael Palmeiro recorded his 2,000th career hit in a 8-6 win over the Cleveland Indians.
On this day in 2002, Seattle Mariners outfielder Mike Cameron hit four homers in a single game, becoming the 13th player to achieve the feat.
On this day in 2012, Los Angeles Angels pitcher Jered Weaver threw his first career no-hitter, leading Los Angeles to a 9-0 victory over the Minnesota Twins.
On this day in 1968, the Boston Celtics feat the Los Angeles Lakers to win the NBA Championship in six games.
On this day in 2010, Cleveland Cavaliers small forward LeBron James was named the MVP for the second straight season.
On this day in 2009, Longshot Mine That Bird won the 135th running of the Kentucky Derby.