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This Day in Sports History — June 20

Michael Jordan Beats Suns 1993
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Here are just some of the notable sports moments that happened on June 20:

1912 — The New York Giants and Boston Braves combined to score 17 runs in the 9th inning in a 21-12 Giants’ win. (More info.)

1940 — Joe Louis beat Arturo Godoy by technical knockout in the eighth round to win the heavyweight boxing title. (More info.)

1956 — New York Yankees’ slugger Mickey Mantle hit two home runs into the right center field bleachers of Detroit’s Briggs/Tiger Stadium, where no balls had been hit since the 1930s. (More info.)

1960 — Floyd Patterson knocked out Ingemar Johansson in the fifth round at New York’s Polo Grounds for the world heavyweight boxing title. (More info.)

1964 — Ken Venturi beat Tommy Jacobs to win the U.S. Golf Open at the Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, MD. (More info.)

1967 — Champion boxer Muhammad Ali was convicted of refusing to enter into the U.S. armed services. (More info.)

1980 — Roberto Duran beat Sugar Ray Leonard by unanimous decision at Olympic Stadium in Montreal for the WBC welterweight title. (More info.)

1982 — Pete Rose became the fifth major leaguer to appear in 3,000 games (Ty Cobb, Stan Musial, Hank Aaron, Carl Yaztremski were the others). (More info.)

1982 — Tom Watson edged Jack Nicklaus to win the U.S. Golf Open at Pebble Beach in California. (More info.)

1986 — Jim Fregosi replaced Tony LaRussa as manager of the Chicago White Sox. (More info.)

1993 — The Chicago Bulls beat the Phoenix Suns, 99-98, in Game 6, to win their third straight NBA championship. (More info.)

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