This Day in Sports History: June 5

Barry Bonds hit his share of deep home runs for the Giants. On this day in 2002, he hit one of his deepest, Career homer number 587 was a grand slam off the scoreboard, in San Diego.

Five years ago on this day, the A’s Pat Vendette made major league history. Vendette debuted against the Red Sox. The first switch pitcher in modern baseball, and threw two shutout innings.

A signature play by Michael Jordan on this day in 1991. The Bulls on their way to a championship, the first of their six.

That’s This Day in Sports History for June 5.