On This Date In Sports History – April 3

Posted: April 3, 2012 in On This Date In Sports History

1977 – Montreal Canadiens became the first team in NHL history to win 60 games in a season. They beat the Washington Capitals 2-1 to end the season with a record of 60-8-12.

1985 – The Major League Baseball Players’ Association agreed to a proposal of the team owners to expand the 1985 League Championship Series from the best-of-five games to best-of-seven.

2002 – Michael Jordan (Washington Wizards) announced that he was done for the season due to a knee injury.

2006 – U.S. President Bush threw out the first pitch at the Cincinnati Reds opening home game.

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