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Events in Sport for Sunday 26th April 2015

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1905 - Cubs Jack McCarthy becomes only major league player to throw out 3 runners at plate in 1 game, all were ends of a double play
1912 - 1st homerun hit at Fenway Park (Hugh Bradley, Red Sox)
1931 - Lou Gehrig hits a HR but is called out for passing a runner, mistake costs him AL home run crown; he & Babe Ruth tie for season
1935 - Frank Boucher is given NHL's Lady Byng Trophy for sportsmanship permanently for winning it 7 of 11 years
1941 - A tradition begins, 1st organ at a baseball stadium (Chicago Cubs)
1950 - Last horse race at Havre de Grace Track in Md, is run
1950 - U of Miami ends William & Mary straight tennis match victories at 82
1952 - Patty Berg scores 64, best competitive round of golf by a woman
1959 - Wiffi Smith wins LPGA Betsy Rawls Golf Open
1961 - Roger Maris hits 1st of 61 homers in 1961
1962 - Red Sox Bill Monbouquette no-hits White Sox 1-0
1964 - 18th NBA-championship">NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat SF Warriors, 4 games to 1
1964 - Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
1966 - Red Auerbach retires as Boston Celtic's coach
1975 - Phillies Mike Schmidt's 2 HRs ties NL record of 11 HRs in April
1980 - Gerard Nijboer runs Dutch record marathon (2:09:01)
1980 - Phillies' Steve Carlton pitches his 6th 1-hitter (beats Cards)
1981 - Beth Solomon wins LPGA Birmingham Golf Classic
1982 - Gene Michael becomes NY Yankee manager for 2nd time
MLB Third Baseman Mike SchmidtMLB Third Baseman Mike Schmidt 1983 - San Antonio Spurs beat Denver Nuggets, 152-133 in NBA playoff game
1988 - NBA approves addition of 3rd referee in 1988-89 season
1988 - NY Met Davey Johnson becomes 2nd manager to record 400 victory in 1st 4 years (Al Lopez did it 1st)
1989 - Mike Tyson is ticketed for driving 71 MPH in 30 mile zone in Albany
1990 - NY court of appeals ends 2½ year legal battle over 1988 America's Cup by refusing jurisdiction of case
1990 - Nolan Ryan ties Bob Feller's record of pitching 12 1-hitters
1991 - Soccer star Diego Maradona, suspended for using cocaine, arrested in Argentina for possession & distribution of illegal narcotics
1992 - Maggie Will wins LPGA Sara Lee Golf Classic
1995 - Baseball season begins after lengthy strike

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