Sports History Weekly

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THIS WEEK

10 years ago

BASEBALL June 25, 2008  Fresno State takes the College World Series, defeating the University of Georgia 2-1 in the series. 64 colleges entered the NCAA Division I tournament. Ranked #4 in their region and considered a ‘Cinderella’ team throughout the competition, Fresno State became the lowest seeded school in any NCAA sport to eventually win the title.

20 years ago

GOLF June 21, 1998  Lee Janzen wins the US Open, shooting an even 280 at the Olympic Club in San Francisco. Janzen was just one stroke ahead of runner-up Payne Stewart, who would win the following year’s event but then die in a plane crash four months later.  It was Janzen's second and final career major after capturing his first at the 1993 Open.

30 years ago

BASKETBALL June 21, 1988  The LA Lakers beat the Detroit Piston 4-3 for the NBA championship. It was the second consecutive victory for the West Coast team and the 11th overall for the franchise. Small forward James Worthy picked up the MVP award, scoring 36 points in the pivotal Game 7, which saw LA win by just a 3-point margin (108-105).

40 years ago

SOCCER June 25, 1978  Argentina defeats Netherlands 3-1 in overtime at the FIFA World Cup. It was the first title for the South American national team, which would go on to win its second and last Cup championship in 1986. Striker Mario Kempes placed two goals at the Final, earning the tournament’s Golden Shoe Award as the highest scorer.