��� THIS DATE IN SPORTS HISTORY | INDIANA SPORTS PAGE Baseball | iHigh.com

CONTENTS

SPORTS

OTHER

MEDIA

IHIGH LINKS

Home » Baseball News

THIS DATE IN SPORTS HISTORY

April 9, 2014
INDIANA SPORTS PAGE



April 9
1945 The NFL mandated that all players wear socks during league games.
1946 The Montreal Canadiens defeated the Boston Bruins, 6-3, to win the Stanley Cup in five games.
1962 Arnold Palmer won a three-way playoff for the Masters, beating Gary Player and Dow Finsterwald.
1978 John Havlicek played his final game in a Boston uniform and was the leading scorer with 29 points, as the Celtics defeated Buffalo, 131-114.
1978 Gary Player shot a final-round 64 to edge out Hubert Green, Rod Funseth and defending champ Tom Watson by one stroke to win the Masters.
1986 Searchparty won the Blossom Series final in 1:56.3 at the Meadowlands Racetrack in New Jersey.
1989 Nick Faldo's 25-foot birdie on the second hole of sudden death gave him his first Masters Title.
1993 The Pittsburgh Penguins set a record for the longest winning streak in NHL history with their 16th consecutive win, 10-4 at the New York Rangers.
1993 Chicago White Sox OF Bo Jackson homered in his return to baseball after an 18-month recovery for hip replacement surgery.
1996 San Jose Clash forward Eric Wynalda earned the first-ever Player of the Week Award for his game-winning goal in the Major League Soccer debut three days earlier.
2001 Dallas Cowboys QB Troy Aikman announced his retirement.
2001 Tiger Woods made history again in posting a two-shot victory at the Masters and became the first player to own all four professional major titles at the same time.
2005 Paul Stastny notched a pair of goals and Pete Mannino stopped 41 shots as Denver won its second consecutive NCAA hockey championship with a 4-1 victory over North Dakota.
2005 A trio of Kentucky Derby prep races took place: Bellamy Road, owned by NY Yankees' owner George Steinbrenner, won the Wood Memorial; Buzzards Bay won the Santa Anita Derby; and Greeley's Galaxy won the Illinois Derby.
2006 Phil Mickelson won his second Masters with a two-shot victory over Tim Clark.
2006 The CFL's Ottawa Renegades had their operations suspended by the league.
2008 The Los Angeles Sparks selected Tennessee star Candace Parker with the top pick in the WNBA Draft.
2009 LA Angels of Anaheim rookie pitcher Nick Adenhart died from injuries sustained in a car accident. He was 22 years old.
2009 Buffalo Bills RB Marshawn Lynch was suspended three games, without pay, by the NFL for violating the league's personal conduct policy.
2009 The Atlanta Dream selected Louisville star Angel McCoughtry with the top pick in the WNBA Draft.
2010 Blake Geoffrion of Wisconsin won the Hobey Baker Award, given to the top College Hockey player.
2011 Kyle Schmidt's deflection in front at 3:22 of overtime lifted Minnesota Duluth to its first men's Division I hockey title, as the Bulldogs beat Michigan, 3-2.
2011 The Ottawa Senators fired head coach Cory Clouston.
2013 The Connecticut women's basketball team won its eight national championship, defeating Louisville, 93-60. It was the most lopsided victory in a title game.

Tags INDIANA SPORTS PAGE • Publisher
Rate This Article
Thanks for rating this article!
Share This Article  
Facebook
Google
» Be the first to leave a comment
Comments (0)

Announcements

Partner


Partner