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This Day in Sports History (5/24/2020 – 5/30/2020)
May 24th, 1967
- The Cincinnati Bengals are granted a franchise by the AFL.
May 25th, 1935
- Babe Ruth hits his last three home run game.
May 26th, 1925
- Ty Cobb is the first in the history of baseball to record 1,000 extra base hits.
May 27th, 2006
- Derek Jeter is only the eighth player in New York Yankees history to have 2,000 career hits.
May 28th, 1951
- Willie Mays has his first MLB hit and it is a home run.
May 29th, 1980
- Larry Bird beats out Magic Johnson to win the NBA rookie of the year award.
May 30th, 1894
- Bobby Lowe is the first player in baseball to hit 4 home runs in a single game.
Written by: David Green