Boston's Bob Cousy records 19 assists in a playoff game, tying an NBA record.
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At the age of 23, Jack Nicklaus becomes the youngest golfer to win the Green Jacket at the Masters Tournament.
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At Washington's RFK Stadium, Ted Williams makes his managerial debut in front of President Nixon and a crowd of 45,000.
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With a 4-0 shutout against White Sox in Comiskey, Jack Morris becomes the first Tiger since Jim Bunning, who accomplished the feat in 1958, to toss a no-hitter.
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The Devil Rays retire the No. 12 uniform in honor of Wade Boggs. Although the former Red Sox and Yankee third baseman only spent two years with Tampa Bay, he hit the franchise's first home run and became the 23rd member of the 3,000-hit club as a member of the team.
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Born on this Day
Also born on this day: Ricky Watters (1969) Alexander Karpovtsev (1970) Greg Clark (1972) Brett Tomko (1973) Ronde Barber (1975) Tiki Barber (1975) Pascal Dupuis (1979)
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