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1925 - WGN became the first radio station to broadcast a regular season major league baseball game. The Cubs beat the Pirates 8-2.

1962 - Elgin Baylor (Los Angeles Lakers) scored 61 points in Game 5 against the Boston Celtics to set an NBA Finals record.

1969 - For the first time, a major league baseball game was played in Montreal, Canada.

1990 - Cal Ripken of the Baltimore Orioles began a streak of 95 errorless games and 431 total chances by a shortstop.

1996 - The Detroit Red Wings won their 62nd game of the season.

1997 - Allen Iverson (Philadelphia 76ers) scored 40 or more points in his fifth consecutive game.

1999 - Jose Canseco (Tampa Bay) became the 28th player to hit 400 career home runs. He was also the first non-United States born player to hit 400 runs.

2002 - Tiger Woods became the third player to win back-to-back Masters titles. It was the third Masters title of his career.


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Pain is just weakness leaving the body.
- Rickey Hill, Fayetteville, NC, Methodist College cheerleading/dance coach



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