Today in baseball

Discussion in 'All Sports' started by Marvelous, Jun 2, 2009.

  1. Babe Ruth announces his retirement as a player at age 40.

    New York Yankees first baseman Lou Gehrig dies of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis at age 37 in New York. From that time on, the illness is known primarily as Lou Gehrig's Disease

    Red Sox star Ted Williams enlists as a Navy aviator.

    The Mariners select Cincinnati high schooler Ken Griffey, Jr., the son of Braves outfielder Ken Griffey, with the first overall pick in the free-agent draft.

    Seattle's Randy Johnson, at six feet ten inches the tallest pitcher in major-league history, pitches the first Mariners' no-hitter, a 2-0 win over the Tigers. He walks six and strikes out eight.
  2. Americas past time!!!

    ted williams.. one of the best to ever do it
    love you ted!

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