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This Day in Sports History for June 2

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Here are just some of the notable moments in the world of sports that happened on this day in history:

1925 – New York Yankees first baseman Lou Gehrig starts his historic consecutive game streak, replacing Wally Pipp at first base (More Info)

1985 – Nancy Lopez wins the 31st LPGA Championship held in Kings Island, Ohio (More Info)

1992 – Former NFL head coach Bill Parcells undergoes open-heart surgery (More Info)

2002 – The Los Angeles Lakers beat the Sacramento Kings in game seven of the Western Conference Finals (More Info)

2007 – Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella has an epic meltdown during a fight with an umpire during Cubs-Braves game at Wrigley Field. He is served with a four-game suspension for his antics (More Info)

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