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THIS DAY IN SPORTS HISTORY: 6/6

1944 – Major League Baseball cancels all games due to the D-Day landings in France.

1966 – The NFL & AFL announce the two leagues are merging.

1992 – Mets first baseman Eddie Murray picks up career RBI #1,510, making him the career leader for switch hitters, passing Mickey Mantle.

1999 – Andre Agassi becomes the fifth men’s tennis player to complete the career Grand Slam after winning the French Open.

2007 – The Anaheim Ducks win the franchise’s first Stanley Cup, beating the Edmonton Oilers in five games.

2011 – The Bowl Championship Series strips USC of its 2004 football national championship after the Trojans were hit with NCAA sanctions for numerous violations.

2011 – The Pittsburgh Pirates select UCLA pitcher Gerrit Cole with the first overall pick in the MLB Draft.

2013 – Less than a month after winning the NBA Coach of the Year Award, George Karl is fired by the Denver Nuggets.

2018 – LeBron James passes Michael Jordan for the most 30 plus point games in NBA playoff history with 109.

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