On This Date In Sports History

Posted: March 27, 2012 in On This Date In Sports History

1917 – The Seattle Metropolitans, of the Pacific Coast League of Canada, defeated the Montreal Canadiens and became the first U.S. hockey team to win the Stanley Cup.
1981 – U.S. President Reagan hosted a luncheon honoring the members of the Baseball Hall of Fame.
1989 – Sport Illustrated exposed Pete Rose’s gambling activities. The magazine article alleged Rose bet on baseball from the Riverfront dugout using hand gestures with an associate.
1994 – Magic Johnson became head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers. He coached the final 16 games of the 1993-4 season.
2007 – NFL owners voted 30-2 to make the video replay system a permanent officiating tool.  (I know Al Davis was one of the 2 who shot down the idea)


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