TODAY IN SPORTS HISTORY
1928 New York Yankees score 11 runs in 12th inning beating 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 New York Yankees Mickey Mantle hits his first grand slammer.
1957 New York Yankees Mickey Mantle hits career home run No. 200.
1983 Czech Jarmila Kratochvilova sets 800m woman’s record of 1:53.28.
1988 Mike Schmidt sets National League record appearing in 2,155 games at third base.
1990 U.S. beats the Soviet Union 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.
Baseball hall offamer, 20-time all-star, three-time AL MVP and seven-time World Series winner Mickey Mantle hit his first grand slam 65 years ago today and his 200th home run, 60 years ago today.