Back in Time: April 3
After his name is picked from a hat in a special draft, Tom Seaver signs with the Mets for a reported $50,000 bonus.
In a 7-4 victory over Toronto, Boston's Jean Ratelle scores his 1,000th NHL point.
Ken Griffey Jr.
In his first major league at bat, Ken Griffey Jr. doubles off of Oakland's Dave Stewart.
At then 62nd NCAA Men's Basketball Championship in Indianapolis, Michigan State beats Florida to win the national title.
Marcus and Brian Giles
On Opening Day, Marcus and Brian Giles bat first and second in the San Diego lineup in the Padres 7-0 victory over the Giants. It is the first time brothers have hit one and two in a game since Matty and Jesus Alou did it for San Francisco in 1965.
Born on this Day
Also born on this day:<br>Chris Bosio (1963)<br>Pervis Ellison (1967) <br>Rodney Hampton (1969) <br>Picabo Street (1971)<br>Keith Closs (1976) <br>DeShawn Stevenson (1981) <br>Jared Allen (1982) <br>Jay Bruce (1987)