On This Day In Sports History…

NEW YORK - APRIL 24: Eli Manning (2nd-L) with his parents receives a San Diego Chargers jersey from NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue during the 2004 NFL Draft on April 24, 2004 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Manning was selected first pick overall by the San Diego Chargers then traded to the New York Giants for Philip Rivers and 3 draft picks. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)
  • 1957: Chicago Cubs pitchers walk NL record nine Reds in 5th inning
  • 1966: Atlanta Braves win NL-record 18th straight home game
  • 1974: NFL grants franchise to Tampa Bay
  • 1994: David Robinson scores 71 points against the Clippers
  • 2004: Ole Miss QB Eli Manning drafted first overall by the San Diego Chargers