Back In Time: April 24
Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Sandy Koufax struck out 18 batters to become the first major-league pitcher to do so in two different games.
The Boston Celtics won their fifth straight NBA title.
The Mighty Ducks defeated the Dallas Stars, 4-3, in five overtime periods in Game 1 of the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. Petr Sykora scored 48 seconds into the fifth overtime to end the fourth longest game in NHL history. The final time was 140 minutes, 48 seconds.
Chase Utley scored his first major-league hit by blasting a third-inning grand slam off Rockies starter Dennis Cook.
David Ortiz Jersey
A David Ortiz jersey, which was secretly buried in cement at the new Yankee Stadium in an attempt to curse the team, was acquired in a Jimmy Fund charity auction for $175,100.
Born On This Day
Chipper Jones, 1972 (pictured)<br>Dino Radja, 1967 <br>Todd Jones, 1968 <br>Eric Snow, 1973 <br>Marc Collins, 1974