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Baseball commissioner Bowie Kuhn ordered Henry Aaron of the Atlanta Braves to play in Sunday’s road match in Cincinnati on this date in 1974 after Braves slugger, who had been tied with Babe Ruth in a home run in 714, sat in his previous match against Reds’ lefty Don Gullett . Aaron has hit seven home runs from Gullett over the past three seasons.

The Braves want Aaron to hit No. 715 during the team’s next homestand, which will start against Al Downing and visit Dodgers. Aaron broke the record in the home match at Downing Pitch.

That Lakers The home match against Golden State Warriors on Tuesday was canceled because the COVID-19 pandemic like the Clippers game against Jazz in Salt Lake City. The Lakers have defeated the Warriors in the previous three matches. That Clippers has lost two out of three because of Jazz.

In baseball, the Dodgers played the second of four matches against the Cardinals at St. Louis. That Angel have an evening match scheduled against Oakland A at Angel Stadium.

The following are unforgettable games and extraordinary sporting performances on this date:

1952 – The Harlem Globetrotters and All-American college 1952 played in front of the biggest audience in the history of basketball in San Francisco – 8,841 at the Civic Arena – with Globetrotters winning 67-62. Led by Reece “Goose” Tatum with 26 points, Globetrotters stretched their “world basketball tour series” to 8-2. Leroy Leslie from Notre Dame is the All-American top scorer with 13 points.

1965 – The Lakers lost Game 3 of the NBA Western Division final playoff series to the Baltimore Bullets, 122-115, despite Jerry West’s 44 point performance. The Lakers maintain a 2-1 advantage in this series.

1977 – Apprentice jockey Steve Cauthen, 16, who won the first five races of the day, took Donizetta home in seventh position to give him six mounts of victory for the second time this season at the Aqueduct Racecourse in New York. Cauthen’s bid for six consecutive winners was eliminated by Mike Venezia in the Autumn Winter.

1977 – Hubie Green, using a new driver for the first time, has four birdies in par-five holes and leads two shots at the Masters with a first round of 67. Don January, 47, and rookie Bill Kratzert, 24, are tied for the second at 69. Sam Snead, who was troubled by a bad back, withdrew after a bleak 83.

1986 – Fernando Valenzuela made 10 hits while scoring nine when the Dodgers beat the San Diego Padres, 2-1, on the opening day. Mike Marshall single and scored the Dodgers first run in the second innings, then scored a home run in the seventh of the Padres reliever, Eric Show.

1994 – In a spring exhibition match against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field, Michael Jordan took two blows, including two goals, and also made a mistake for the White Sox before he was assigned to this season to double A-Birmingham in the Southern League.

1997 – For the first time in 30 years, since Bobby Orr’s rookie season, the Boston Bruins will not advance to the Stanley Cup playoffs after they were eliminated from the NHL Eastern Conference.

2008 – Kansas defeated Memphis in extra time, 75-68, to win the NCAA championship at the Alamodome in San Antonio, the Jayhawks’ third title and the first in 20 years. Darrell Arthur scored 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds while Mario Chalmers added 18 for Kansas. Chris Douglas-Roberts has 22 points for the Tigers

2017 – The US women’s hockey team won its fourth world championship title directly, beating Canada in extra time, 3-2, in Plymouth, Mich Hilary Knight scored at 10:17 in the extra period to win it.


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