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This Day in Sports History (5/31/2020 – 6/6/2020)

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May 31st, 1927

  • The first baseman Johnny Neun of the Detroit Tigers completes a rare unassisted triple play.

June 1st, 1946

  • Assault wins the Belmont Stakes to complete the Triple Crown.

June 2nd, 1903

  • The Pittsburgh Pirates win a triple header against the Brooklyn Dodgers.

June 3rd, 1932

  • Lou Gehrig hit four consecutive home runs.

June 4th, 1974

  • The NFL grants a franchise to the Seattle Seahawks.

June 5th, 1977

  • The Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Philadelphia 76ers to win the NBA Championship.

June 6th, 2007

  • Trevor Hoffman of the San Diego Padres becomes the first relief pitcher to save 500 games.

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