Monthly Archives: June 2014

Today in History: Frank Robinson’s Two Grand Slam Game

Today in History: Frank Robinson’s Two Grand Slam Game On June 26, 1970, Frank Robinson helped the Baltimore Orioles get a 12-2 victory over the Washington Senators by hitting two grand slams at Robert F. Kennedy Stadium in Washington.   Advertisements

Today in History: Lakers Repeat Championships

Today in History: Lakers Repeat Championships On June 21, 1988, the Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Detroit Pistons 108-105 in a drama filled game seven as they became the first team to repeat championships since the Boston Celtics did it in 1969. Click the link above to find out more about the dramatic final 15 seconds of the 1987-88 season! 

Today in History: The AFL Kicks Off

Today in History: The AFL Kicks Off On June 19, 1987, the Arena Football League made history with its debut as the Washington Commandos took a 48-46 victory over the Pittsburgh Gladiators in Pittsburgh. Click the link to read more!

Today in History: Rocky Marciano vs Ezzard Charles Part One

On June 17, 1954, former World Heavyweight Champion Ezzard Charles was defeated by defending champion Rocky Marciano who took his 47th consecutive victory with a unanimous decision in 15 rounds at Yankees Stadium in New York. Click HERE for more of the story!