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Satur­day 1903 Chicago White Sox com­mit 12 er­rors against Detroit Tigers. 1925 Ty Cobb hits his fifth home run in two games, ty­ing Cap An­sons record of 1884 1934 Bos­ton Red Sox score 12 runs in fourth in­ning in­clud­ing record four con­sec­u­tive triples hit by Carl Reynolds, Moose Solters, Rick Fer­rell, and B Wal­ters. 1972 98th Ken­tucky Derby: Ron Tur­cotte aboard Riva Ridge wins in 2:01.8. 1978 104th Ken­tucky Derby: Steve Cau­then aboard Af­firmed wins in 2:01.2. 1982 Seat­tle Mariner Gay­lord Perry be­comes 15th pitcher to win 300 games. 1987 Mario An­dretti sets one-lap speed record at Indy at 218.204 m.p.h.88 Dough­nut­gate: New Jersey Devils’ coach Jim Schoen­feld tells ref­eree Don Ko­harski to ‘Eat an­other dough­nut you fat pig!’ He is sus­pended. 1989 115th Ken­tucky Derby: Pat Valen­zuela on Sunday Si­lence wins in 2:05. 1991 Seppo Raty of Fin­land sets javelin record to 301’ 9”. 1992 Werder Bre­men of Ger­many wins 32nd Euro­pean Cup win­ner’s Cup against AS Monaco of France 2-0 in Lis­bon. 1994 Len­nox Lewis TKOs Phil Jack­son in eight for heavy­weight box­ing ti­tle. 1995 121st Ken­tucky Derby: Gary Stevens on Thun­der Gulch wins in 2:01.2. 1995 Clas­sic Sports Net­work be­gins on cable TV. 1997 NHL Hart­ford Whalers be­come the Carolina Hurricanes. 1998 Kerry Wood strikes out 20 Hous­ton Astros to tie the ma­jor league record held by Roger Cle­mens. He threw a one-hit­ter and did not walk a bat­ter in his fifth ca­reer start. 2000 126th Ken­tucky Derby: Kent De­sormeaux aboard Fu­saichi Pe­ga­sus wins in 2:01.12. 2006 132nd Ken­tucky Derby: Edgar Prado aboard Bar­baro wins in 2:01.36. Sunday 1925 Philadel­phia Phillies have their eighth game post­poned in a row. 1938 64th Ken­tucky Derby: Ed­die Ar­caro aboard Lawrin wins in 2:04.8. 1945 Branch Rickey an­nounces for­ma­tion of the U.S. Ne­gro Base­ball League. 1951 In­ter­na­tional Olympic Com­mit­tee al­lows Rus­sia to par­tic­i­pate in 1952 Olympics. 1955 81st Ken­tucky Derby: Bill Shoe­maker aboard Swaps wins in 2:01.8. 1959 Roy Cam­panella Night: Largest base­ball crowd (93,103 in L.A. Coli­seum) sees Dodgers’ Sandy Ko­ufax beat Yan­kees 6-2 in ex­hi­bi­tion. 1960 86th Ken­tucky Derby: Bill Har­tack on Vene­tian Way wins in 2:02.4. 1960 Los An­ge­les Dodgers Larry and Norm Sherry are base­ball’s 10th brother bat­tery. 1969 2nd ABA cham­pi­onship: Oak­land Oaks beat In­di­ana Pac­ers, four games to one. 1972 26th NBA cham­pi­onship: Los An­ge­les Lak­ers beat New York Knicks, four games to one. 1977 103rd Ken­tucky Derby: Jean Cruguet on Seat­tle Slew wins in 2:02.2. 1983 109th Ken­tucky Derby: Ed De­la­hous­saye on Sunny’s Halo wins in 2:02.2. 1986 30th Euro­pean Cup: Steaua Bu­curesti beats Barcelona (0-0, 2-0 on penal­ties) at Seville. 1988 114th Ken­tucky Derby: Gary Stevens on Win­ning Col­ors wins in 2:02.2. 1994 120th Ken­tucky Derby: Chris McCar­ron on Go For Gin wins in 2:03.6. 2005 131st Ken­tucky Derby: Mike Smith aboard Gi­a­como wins in 2:02.75. 2011 137th Ken­tucky Derby: John Ve­lazquez aboard An­i­mal King­dom wins in 2:02.04.

Chicago Cubs rookie Kerry Wood de­liv­ers a pitch dur­ing the fifth in­ning against theHous­ton Astros on his way to ty­ing the­ma­jor league record with 20 strike­outs ina­nine-in­ning game, pitch­ing a one-hit­ter to beatthe Astros 2-0, 19 years ago to­day.

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