What Happened on June 12th, 1990

Day of Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Egypt (500-1 longshot) ties favorite the Netherlands 1-1 in World Cup game
  • NY Mets beat Chicago Cubs 19-8 at Wrigley Field, Cubs outfielder Doug Dazcenzo pitched a scoreless 9th inning

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NY Yankee reliever Dave Righetti becomes 9th to record 200 saves

MLB Pitcher and Coach Dave Righetti
MLB Pitcher and Coach
Dave Righetti

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Oakland A's Rickey Henderson becomes 2nd to steal 900 bases

MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson

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Orioles Cal Ripken plays in his 1,308th consecutive game to move past Everett Scott into 2nd place on the all-time list

MLB Legend Cal Ripken Jr
MLB Legend
Cal Ripken Jr

Famous Deaths

  • Terence O'Neil, lord/PM of Ulster (1963-69), dies