TODAY IN SPORTS HISTORY
1928 — New York Yankees score 11 runs in 12th inning to beat Detroit Tigers 12-1.
1933 — Joe DiMaggio ends 61-game hitting streak in Pacific Coast League.
1939 — New York Yankees catcher Bill Dickey hits three consecutive home runs.
1952 — Mickey Mantle hits his first grand-slam home run.
1957 — Mickey Mantle hits career home run number 200.
1967 — Minnesota Twins beat New York Yankees 3-2 in 18 innings.
1983 — Jarmila Kratochvilova of Czechoslovakia sets 800m woman’s record (1:53.28) which still stands today.
1988 — Mike Schmidt sets National League record appearing in 2,155 games at third base.
1990 — U.S. beats the Soviets 17-0 in baseball at the Goodwill Games.
1991 — Montreal Expos’ Mark Gardner no hits Los Angeles Dodgers for 9 innings, but loses in 10th.
2005 — Greg Maddux of the Chicago Cubs becomes the 13th pitcher in major league baseball history to register 3,000 strikeouts.
New York Yankees’ Mickey Mantle hit his first grand slam home run on this date in 1952. And five years later today he hit career home run No. 200.