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May 25
1923 Ty Cobb surpassed Honus Wagner's record for most runs scored in a career with 1,741.
1951 In his major league debut, Giants OF Willie Mays went 0-for-5 against the Philadelphia Phillies.
1975 The Golden State Warriors won the NBA championship.
1978 The Montreal Canadiens beat the Boston Bruins to win the Stanley Cup.
1981 Boston Red Sox OF Carl Yastrzemski became the fourth major league player to appear in 3,000 games.
1982 Chicago Cubs RHP Ferguson Jenkins became the seventh pitcher in baseball history to record 3,000 strikeouts.
1984 The Detroit Tigers set a major league baseball record with their 17th consecutive road victory in the team's 5-1 victory over the California Angels.
1989 The Calgary Flames defeated the Montreal Canadiens to win the Stanley Cup.
1991 The Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Minnesota North Stars to win the Stanley Cup.
1998 St. Louis Cardinals slugger Mark McGwire became the first player in baseball history to hit 25 home runs before June 1st.
2002 With his 3,509th strikeout Arizona's Randy Johnson passed Walter Johnson to seventh place on the all-time strikeout list.
2008 Scott Dixon won 92nd running of the Indianapolis 500.
2008 Former major league pitcher Jeremi Gonzalez was killed by lightning standing on a dock in western Venezuela. He was 33 years old.
2009 Kenny Nims scored the tying goal with four seconds left in regulation and Cody Jamieson tallied the game-winner in overtime, as Syracuse upended Cornell, 10-9, in the NCAA men's lacrosse final at Gillette Stadium.
2010 In a history-making decision, NFL owners awarded Super Bowl XLVIII to the New York/New Jersey region.
2010 The Tampa Bay Lightning named Steve Yzerman their new general manager.
2011 The Dallas Mavericks rallied from an eight-point, fourth-quarter hole to capture the Western Conference crown with a 100-96 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 5.
2011 Detroit Red Wings defenseman Brian Rafalski announced his retirement.
2012 The New York Knicks named interim head coach Mike Woodson the permanent head coach.
2012 The New Jersey Devils advanced to the Stanley Cup Finals after finishing off the top-seeded New York Rangers with a 3-2 overtime victory in Game Six of the Eastern Conference Finals.
2013 Arjen Robben scored in the 89th minute at Wembley on to guide Bayern Munich to a 2-1 victory over Borussia Dortmund, leading the club to its fifth European title.
2014 American Ryan Hunter-Reay won the 98th running of the Indianapolis 500 after beating Helio Castroneves to the finish line by the slimmest of margins
2014 Josh Beckett tossed his first career no-hitter and the first for the Dodgers in almost two decades, as Los Angeles claimed a 6-0 decision over Philadelphia.
2014 Alex Ovechkin and Evgeni Malkin scored in an eight-minute span during the second period to erase a deficit and help send Russia to a gold-medal clinching 5-2 victory over Finland at the World Hockey Championship.
Birthdays Gene Tunney (1898) - boxer; Kendall Gill (1968) - NBA player; Keith Hamilton (1971) - NFL player; Earl Mackey (1973) - NFL player.
As of May 24, 2015, at 06:00 PM ET