Here's a look back at sports happenings on this date in history, June 3:
1932 — Lou Gehrig becomes the first major league player to hit four consecutive home runs in a game, giving the New York Yankees a 20-13 win over the Philadelphia A’s. Gehrig’s feat, however, is overshadowed by the resignation of John McGraw, manager of the New York Giants for 30 years.
In this 1935 file photo, New York Yankees first baseman Lou Gehrig poses with a bat. Gehrig hit four home runs in a baseball game against the Philadelphia Athletics on June 3, 1932. (AP Photo/File)
1984 — Patty Sheehan wins the LPGA championship by a record 10 strokes over Beth Daniel and Pat Bradley.
Golfer Patty Sheehan throws back her head in victory after winning the LPGA Championship for the second straight year at Kings Mill, Ohio, June 3, 1984. Sheehan shot a 72-hole total of 272, 16-under-par, to set a tournament record. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)
1992 — Chicago’s Michael Jordan scores a record 35 points, including a record six 3-pointers, in the first half as the Bulls beat Portland 122-89 in the opening game of the NBA Finals. Jordan finishes with 39 points and Chicago is only two points shy of the largest victory margin in the finals.
Chicago Bulls' Michael Jordan (23) shoots over the Portland Trail Blazers' Clyde Drexler (22) during the Bulls' 122-89 victory in Game 1 of the NBA Finals in Chicago, June 3, 1992. (AP Photo/Fred Jewell)
1995 — Pedro Martinez of Montreal pitches nine perfect innings against San Diego before giving up a leadoff double to Bip Roberts in the 10th inning of the Expos’ 1-0 win.
Montreal Expos pitcher Pedro Martinez warms up before an exhibition game against the Florida Marlins, at Space Coast Stadium in Melbourne, Fla., April 15, 1995. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
2001 — Karrie Webb wins the U.S. Women’s Open in a runaway for the second year in a row. Webb shoots a 1-under 69 for an eight-stroke victory, the largest margin at a Women’s Open in 21 years.
Karrie Webb, of Australia, celebrates on 18 after winning the U.S. Women's Open golf tournament at the Pine Needles Lodge and Golf Club in Southern Pines, N.C., in this June 3, 2001 file photo. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
2006 — Jeff Burton has the biggest come-from-behind win ever in a Busch race, overcoming a 36th-place starting position in the Dover 200 for his second victory of the season.
NASCAR Busch series driver Jeff Burton waves to the crowd as he takes a victory lap after winning the Stonebridgeracing.com 200 Saturday, June 3, 2006 at the Dover Speedway in Dover, DE. (AP Photo/Chris Gardner)
2006 — Russia’s Nikolai Valuev retains his WBA heavyweight title in Hanover, Germany, stopping Jamaican challenger Owen Beck with a right uppercut in the third round.
World champion Nikolai Valuev from Russia, right, and challenger Owen Beck from Jamaica, fight each other during their WBA heavyweight world boxing championship fight in Hanover Saturday night, June 3, 2006. Valuev retained his WBA heavyweight title Saturday by stopping Beck with a right uppercut in the third round. (AP Photo/Joerg Sarbach)
2011 — Roger Federer ends Novak Djokovic’s perfect season and 43-match winning streak, beating him 7-6 (5), 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (5) in the French Open semifinals.
Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates defeating Novak Djokovic of Serbia in the semi final match of the French Open tennis tournament in Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Friday June 3, 2011. Federer won the match in four sets 7-6, 6-3, 3-6, 7-6. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
2014 — Kirsti Merritt hits a 3-run homer and Florida defeats Alabama 6-3 to win its first NCAA softball championship.
Florida's Kirsti Merritt, center, is greeted by her teammates at home plate following her home run in the second inning of an NCAA Women's College World Series softball tournament game against Alabama in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, June 3, 2014. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
2015 — Novak Djokovic ends Rafael Nadal’s 39-match French Open winning streak, beating the nine-time champion in a surprisingly lopsided quarterfinal 7-5, 6-3, 6-1. It’s only the second defeat for Nadal in 72 career matches at Roland Garros. The other came in the fourth round in 2009 against Robin Soderling.
Spain's Rafael Nadal grimaces after missing a shot in the quarterfinal match of the French Open tennis tournament against Serbia's Novak Djokovic at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Wednesday, June 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
2015 — Florida wins its second straight national softball championship behind Lauren Haeger’s complete game in a 4-1 victory over Michigan. Florida is the third program to repeat as Women’s College World Series champion, and the first since Arizona in 2006-07.
Florida players celebrate after defeating Michigan 4-1 in the final game in the NCAA softball Women's College World Series, Wednesday, June 3, 2015, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
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