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This Day in Sports History — June 10

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Here are just some of the notable sports moments that happened on June 10:

1934 — Italy beat Czechoslovakia 2-1 in overtime to win the second-ever World Cup at Rome. (More info.)

1944 — Joe Nuxhall, 15, became the youngest-ever Major League Baseball player by pitching two-thirds of an inning for the Cincinnati Reds. (More info.)

1948 — In their third and final fight, Tony Zale knocked out Rocky Graziano in the third round in Newark, NJ to win the world middleweight title. (More info.)

1974 — Philadelphia Phillies’ slugger Mike Schmidt hit a ball off a public address speaker on the roof of the Astrodome in Houston. (More info.)

1977 — Golfer Al Geiberger shot a 59 in the second round of the Memphis Golf Classic. It was the first sub-60 round ever recorded in a P.G.A. Tour event. (More info.)

1978 — Steve Cauthen rode Affirmed to victory in the Belmont, beating rival Alydar by a nose. Affirmed became the 11th Triple Crown winning horse in history. (More info.)

1981 — Pete Rose ties Stan Musial’s National League record of 3,630 hits. (More info.)

1984 — Boston Celtics beat Los Angeles Lakers, 4 games to 3, to win the NBA championship. (More info.)

1996 — The Colorado Avalanche completed a sweep of the Florida Panthers in four games to win the Stanley Cup. (More info.)

1997 — Kevin Brown of the Florida Marlins no-hit the San Francisco Giants 9-0. (More info.)

2000 — The New Jersey Devils defeated the Dallas Stars, 4 games to 2, to win their second Stanley Cup title in five years. (More info.)

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