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On this Day in Sports History May 30

On this Day in Sports History May 30


On this day in 1890, David Foutz hit the first home run in Dodger history.

On this day in 1894, Bobby Lowe became the first player to hit four homers in a single game.

On this day in 1935, Boston Braves outfielder Babe Ruth played in his final game of his career.

On this day in 1937, New York Giants pitcher Carl Hubbell won his 24th straight game.

On this day in 1977, Cleveland Indians pitcher Dennis Eckersley no-hit the California Angles.

On this day in 1982, Cal Ripken Jr. began his streak of playing in 2,632 straight games.  The streak would last until September 20, 1998.


On this day in 2009, the Orlando Magic beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 103-90 to clinch the Eastern Conference Finals in six games.

On this day in 2012, the New Orleans Hornets won the NBA Draft Lottery.  The would end up taking Anthony Davis with the first pick.

College Football

On this day in 2011, Ohio State coach Jim Tressel resigned after a scandal involving his knowledge of players selling memorabilia.

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