Today is Thursday, June 1, 2023

Today in
Sports History

1923 - The New York Giants beat the Philadelphia Phillies 22-8. The Giants scored in every inning of the game.

1925 - Lou Gehrig began a streak of playing in 2,130 consecutive baseball games. The streak ended on May 2, 1939.

1938 - Baseball helmets were worn for the first time.

1941 - Mel Ott hit the 400th home run of his career. He also drove in his 1,500th career run.

1975 - Nolan Ryan pitched his fourth career no-hitter in his 100th career victory.

1980 - Steve Garvey hit the 7,000th home run for the Dodgers.

2014 - The Los Angeles Kings beat the Chicago Blackhawks to advance to the Stanley Cup Final. It was the first time in NHL history that a team won a series in Game 7 on the road for the third consecutive series.

Sports Quote

If you train hard, you'll not only be hard, you'll be hard to beat.
- Herschel Walker