On This Day In Sports History…

  • 1946: Brooklyn Dodger Ed Head throws no-hitter against the Boston Braves
  • 1962: NY Mets win their first game ever, after starting the season 0-9
  • 1989: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar plays his last game as a Laker
  • 1989: UCLA quarterback Troy Aikman drafted first overall by the Dallas Cowboys
  • 2005: University of Utah quarterback Alex Smith drafted first overall by the San Francisco 49ers