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AP Sportlight

AP Sportlight

1904 _ Cy Young of the Red Sox pitches a perfect game against the Philadelphia Athletics, beating Rube Waddell 3-0.
1966 _ The Montreal Canadiens beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 to win the Stanley Cup in six games.
1969 _ The Boston Celtics beat the Los Angeles Lakers 107-102 in the seventh game to win the NBA championship for the 10th time in 11 years. Player-coach Bill Russell retires as a player.
1973 _ Secretariat, ridden by Ron Turcotte, wins the Kentucky Derby with a record time of 1:59.2, beating Sham by 2 1/2 lengths and going on to win the Triple Crown.
1978 _ Pete Rose of the Reds becomes the 14th player with 3,000 hits, singling in the fifth inning against Montreal's Steve Rogers at Cincinnati's Riverfront Stadium.
1990 _ Unbridled, ridden by Craig Perret, takes the lead from Summer Squall at the top of the stretch and runs away with the Kentucky Derby by 3 1/2 lengths.
1993 _ Canisius beats Niagara 11-1 in softball to set an NCAA Division I record with 34 straight wins.
1999 _ Colorado becomes the first team in 35 years and the third this century to score in every inning in a 13-6 win over the Chicago Cubs.
2001 _ Monarchos wins the Kentucky Derby carrying Jorge Chavez across the finish line in 1:59 4-5, only two-fifths of a second off the track record set by Secretariat en route to the Triple Crown in 1973. Monarchos finishes a dominating 4 3/4 lengths ahead of Invisible Ink.
2004 _ Mike Piazza sets a major league mark for homers as a catcher, hitting No. 352, in the New York Mets' 8-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants.
2007 _ Street Sense, ridden by Calvin Borel, roars from next-to-last in a 20-horse field to win the Kentucky Derby by 2 1/2 lengths over Hard Spun.
2007 _ Floyd Mayweather Jr. beats Oscar De La Hoya in one of the richest fights ever. Mayweather, using his superb defensive skills and superior speed, wins a 12-round split decision and win the WBC 154-pound title in his first fight at that weight. The sellout crowd of 16,200 at the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas sets a record $19 million gate.


Updated : 2021-04-17 23:45 GMT+08:00