TO­DAY IN SPORTS HIS­TORY

The Hamilton Spectator - - Sports -

1912 — Philadel­phia Ath­let­ics beat Detroit Tigers 24-2, who use am­a­teurs protest­ing Ty Cobb’s sus­pen­sion.

1933 — First ma­jor league All-Star Game an­nounced for July 6 at Comiskey Park. It will be played as part of the Chicago World’s Fair. 1942 — New York City ends night base­ball games for the rest of war. 1956 — Mickey Man­tle hits home runs from both sides of plate for record third time.

1957 — 83rd Preak­ness: Ed­die Ar­caro aboard Bold Ruler wins in 1:56.2.

1963 — 89th Preak­ness: Bill Shoe­maker aboard Candy Spots wins in 1:56.2.

1968 — 94th Preak­ness: Is­mael Valen­zuela aboard For­ward Pass wins in 1:56.8.

1971 — 4th ABA Cham­pi­onship: Utah Stars beat Ken­tucky Colonels, 4 games to 3.

1971 — Stan­ley Cup: Mon­treal Cana­di­ens beat Chicago Black­hawks, 4 games to 3.

1974 — 100th Preak­ness: Miguel Rivera aboard Cur­rent Lit­tle wins in 1:54.6.

1978 — Sara­jevo is se­lected to host the 1984 Win­ter Olympics and Los Angeles is se­lected to host the 1984 Sum­mer Olympics.

1985 — 111th Preak­ness: Pat Day aboard Tank’s Prospect wins in 1:53.4.

1991 — 117th Preak­ness: Jerry Bai­ley aboard Hansel wins in 1:54. 1994 — AC Mi­lan wins Europe Cup 1: 4-0 against Barcelona.

1995 — Dis­ney an­nounces it is buy­ing 25 per cent of the Cal­i­for­nia An­gels base­ball team.

1996 — 122nd Preak­ness: Pat Day aboard Louis Qu­a­torze wins in 1:53.2.

1997 — Tiger Woods wins By­ron Nelson Golf Clas­sic.

2008 — In Que­bec City, the fi­nal game of the men’s world hockey tour­na­ment (IIHF) is held. Rus­sia beats Canada 5-4 in over­time for the gold medal.

Tiger Woods fol­lowed up his first Masters win with a vic­tory at the By­ron Nelson Golf Clas­sic, 21 years ago to­day.

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