Back in Time: April 10
Gary Player of South Africa becomes the first foreign golfer to win the Masters Golf Tournament.
In a 2-1 loss to the Dodgers, J.R. Richard (pictured here with Nolan Ryan) throws a major league record 6 wild pitches in a game.
Ken Griffey, Jr. (pictured here with his father), the youngest player in the majors, hits his first career homer on the first pitch he ever sees at his home ballpark, the Kingdome.
In a 6-1 victory over Vancouver, Los Angeles center Wayne Gretzy scores his 93rd playoff goal, a new NHL record.
Rather than exploit the free-agent market, David Ortiz agrees to a $52 million, four-year contract extension with the Red Sox.
Born on this Day
David Halberstam (1934) <br>John Madden (1936) <br>Don Meredith (1938) <br>Ken Griffey, Sr. (1950) <br>Steve Tasker (1962) <br>J. J. McCleskey (1970) <br>Sean Gilbert (1970) <br>Steve Washburn (1975) <br>Kasey Kahne (1980) <br>Sean Avery (1980) <br>Andre Ethier (1982)