Dave Bancroft, George Kelly, Chicago Cubs discussed on WREC Programming


Fans of Sandy West and I'm here to take you on a journey back to this week in sports history. We'll start off way back in 18 76 and Cincinnati, Ohio. Chicago's Ross Barnes hits the first home run in the history of baseball's National League. It was an inside the park Homer, This'll week in 1909 Honus Wagner steals his way around the bases in the first inning against the Chicago Cubs. This'll week in 1920 to the New York Giants hit four inside the park home runs in a 15 4 win at Braves Field in Boston, George Kelly hit two and Ross Youngs and Dave Bancroft hit the others. Young's also hit for the cycle and headed a double while going five for five and driving in five runs. This'll week in 1964, the Boston self It's captured their six consecutive NBA title with a one of 5 99 victory over the San Francisco Warriors in Game five of the finals. This'll Week in 1973. The San Francisco Giants score seven runs with two outs in the ninth inning to beat Pittsburgh. 8 to 7 This'll week in 1991. Oakland Athletics outfielder Rickey Henderson steals his 939th base to beat Liu Brocks record for stolen bases in a career. Also this week in 1991 Nolan Ryan of the Texas Rangers pitching His seventh career. No hitter, breaking his own record of six on this weekend. 2012 Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck is selected first overall in the NFL draft by the Indianapolis Colts. He shocked everyone and retired early before the 2019.

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