1880 Amateur Athletic Association, governing body for men’s athletics in England & Wales, is founded in Oxford, England
1894 Phillies Lave Cross hits for cycle vs Bkln Dodgers
1901 The Chicago White Stockings win against the Cleveland Blues in the 1st game played in baseball’s American League
1905 Senators execute a triple-play & beat Yankees 4-3
1917 Yankee lefty George Mogridge no-hits Red Sox 2-1 at Fenway
1945 Albert B ”Happy” Chandler is named 2nd baseball commissioner
1946 11 players named to the Baseball Hall of Fame: Tinker, Evers, Chance, Burkett, McCarthy, Waddell, Plank, Walsh, Jack Chesbro, Griffith, and McGinnity
1956 AL umpire Frank Umont is 1st to wear glasses in a regular season game
1957 Chicago Cub pitchers walk NL record 9 Reds in 5th inning
1958 Lee Walls hits 3 HRs, as Cubs beat Dodgers 15-2
1963 17th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 2
1966 Atlanta Braves win NL-record 18 straight home games (17 in Milwaukee)
1967 21st NBA Championship: Philadelphia 76ers beat SF Warriors, 4 games to 2
1974 NFL grants franchise to Tampa Bay Buccaneers
1981 Bill Shoemaker wins his 8,000th race, 2000 more than any other jockey
1981 San Antonio blocks 20 Golden State shots to set NBA reg game record
1982 Cards win 12th game in a row; 7-4 over Phillies
1988 NFL Draft: Auburn tight end Aundray Bruce first pick by Atlanta Falcons
1994 NY Rangers sweep NY Islanders in NHL playoffs
1994 NFL Draft: Ohio State defensive tackle Dan Wilkinson first pick by Cincinnati Bengals
1996 Highest scoring baseball game in 17 years – Twins 24, Tigers 11

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