On this Day in Sports History May 24
On this day in 1936, New York Yankees second baseman Tony Lazzeri became the first player in big league history to hit two grand slams in a single game, as the Yankees beat the Philadelphia A’s 25-2.
On this day in 1994, Baltimore Orioles shortstop Cal Ripken Jr. hit his 300th career homer.
On this day in 2000, St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Mark McGwire became the fastest player to reach the 20 homer mark, achieving it in just 35 games.
On this day in 2000, Isiah Thomas and Bob McAdoo were elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame.
On this day in 1986, the Montreal Canadiens defeated the Calgary Flames to win the Stanley Cup.
On this day in 1990, the Edmonton Oilers defeated the Boston Bruins to win the Stanley Cup.