On This Day In Sports History…

  • 1939: Lou Gehrig sets a MLB record, playing his 2,130th consecutive and final game for the New York Yankees.
  • 1958: Ted Williams becomes 10th major league player to get 1,000 extra-base hits
  • 1961: San Francisco Giant Willie Mays hits 4 HRs in a single game
  • 1997: Atlanta Braves win record 19 games in April
  • 2015: Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston drafted first overall by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers