This Day in Sports History April 5, 2012

 

1869- First Olympic games in Athens, Greece.

1925- Babe Ruth collapse in North Carolina due to a stomach ulcer

1959 23rd Masters Art Wall Jr. wins shooting a 284

1967- 76er’s Wilt Champerlain sets NBA record for 41 rebounds in 1 game. 

1973- NFL adopts jersey number system (QB’s 1-19 etc.)

1994- Miami Heat beat NY Knicks ending 15 game NBA winning streak