Aaron Cook

This Day in Sports History: June 28

Recapping events that took place in the sports world on this day
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This Day in Sports History: June 28

The history of sports is both vast and rich, thanks to the existence of so many different ones and the longevity associated with them. With so much history to cull through, Athlon Sports wanted to offer the opportunity to look back and see what memorable things happened or milestones were reached on a specific date.

 

With that in mind, June 28 is the day in which the greatest basketball team of all time debuted and boxing hit one of its lowest points.

 

Colorado Rockies Mt. Rushmore (Franchise Four)

Two names are easy, another is a rising star. Who's the fourth?
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Major League Baseball is promoting an effort to identify the best four players in each team’s history with their "Franchise Four." We selected our choices for Mt. Rushmores a few years ago. Here are updated versions for all 30 teams. Who are the four baseball players that have risen above all others for each organization? The question sounds simple, right? Not so fast. Let the arguments begin.