This week in sports history

April 24, 1974 – NFL grants franchise to Tampa Bay Buccaneers

April 25, 1982 – Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Orlando Lady Golf Classic
April 26, 1995 – Baseball season begins after lengthy strike
April 27, 1908 – fourth modern Olympic games opens in London
April 28, 1972 – Courts award 1968 Kentucky Derby prize money to second place winner due to the winner being given drugs before the race
April 29, 1892 – Charlie Reilly is baseball’s first pinch hitter
April 30, 1989 – United States beats Costa Rica 1-0 in third round of 1990 World Cup 
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