Here are just some of the most memorable sports moments that happened on May 27th:

1968 – The National League awards Montreal and San Diego Major League Baseball expansion franchises (More Info)

1982 – John McMullen buys the NHL’s Colorado Rockies and moves the team to New Jersey where they are renamed the New Jersey Devils (More Info)

1991 – Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls sweep the Detroit Pistons to make the NBA Finals (More Info)

1997 – Revenue sharing begins in Major League Baseball. (More Info)

1997 – Arie Luyendyk captures his second Indianapolis 500 victory (More info)