Events in Sport for April 1989

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Events 1 - 30 of 30

1st - 1st NY Met-NY Yankee game in NYC since 1983, Yanks win 4-3
1st - A Bartlett Giamatti replaces Ueberroth as 7th commissioner of baseball
2nd - 18th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Juli Inkster
2nd - 8th NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: Tennessee beats Auburn 76-60
3rd - 51st NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Mich beats Seton Hall 80-79 (OT)
4th - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's last NBA game in Seattle
4th - NY Yankee Tommy John ties record of playing 26 seasons, his 287th win puts him 19th overall as Yanks beat Twins on opening day 4-2
7th - NY Supreme Court takes America's Cup away from SD Yacht Club for using a catamaran against NZ. Appeals court eventually overrules
8th - 1-handed pitcher Jim Abbott debut but lasts only 4 2/3 inn
8th - 143rd Grand National: Jimmy Frost aboard Little Polveir wins
9th - 53rd Masters Golf Tournament: Nick Faldo wins, shooting a 283 after Scott Hoch chokes on an 18 inch putt
Golfer and Six-Time Major Championship Winner Nick FaldoGolfer and Six-Time Major Championship Winner Nick Faldo 9th - Patti Rizzo wins LPGA Red Robin Kyocera Inamori Golf Classic
9th - Rickey Henderson steals his 800th career base in NY's 4-3 loss to Clev
11th - 1st playoff goal scored by a goalie, Ron Hextall of Philadelphia
15th - Sue Marchiano wins 3rd World Cup female marathon (2:30:48)
16th - 1st Seniors Golf Tradition: Don Bies wins
16th - Costa Rica beats US 1-0, in 3rd round of 1990 world soccer cup
16th - Pat Bradley wins LPGA AI Star/Centinela Hospital Golf Classic
16th - Zeleka Metaferia wins 3rd World Cup marathon (2:10:28)
17th - 93rd Boston Marathon: Abebe Mekonen of Ethiopia 1st man in 2:09:06 and Ingrid Kristiansen of Norway 1st woman in 2:24:33
19th - Kevin Elster (NY Mets), sets error-less shortstop mark at 73
21st - George W Bush & Edward W Rose become CEO of Texas Rangers
23rd - Betsy King wins LPGA USX Golf Classic
23rd - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar plays his last game as a Laker
23rd - Nolan Ryan blows a no hitter in 9th inning
MLB Pitching Legend Nolan RyanMLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan 23rd - 1989 NFL Draft: Troy Aikman from UCLA first pick by Dallas Cowboys
25th - Penguin Mario Lemuix ties NHL playoff record of 4 goals in 1st period
26th - Mike Tyson is ticketed for driving 71 MPH in 30 mile zone in Albany
30th - Kathy Postlewait wins LPGA Sara Lee Golf Classic
30th - US beats Costa Rica 1-0, in 3rd round of 1990 world soccer cup

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