Babe Ruth signed his last will and testament during his final season playing for the Yankees in 1933. Since then, it has remained in the care of his family, and later his personal trust and estate. That alone makes it a rare Ruth collectible. The document, which is currently up for auction through SCP Auctions, is drawing plenty of interest as a result -- diehard collectors don't often find Babe Ruth memorabilia that can be traced back so clearly to the Great Bambino himself.

April 26, 2003: The Minnesota Vikings fall from No. 7 to No. 9 in the draft order after allotted 15-minute window for a pick ended.

The Vikings were apparently trying to work a trade during their time, but when Minnesota failed to make a pick before time expired, the Jacksonville Jaguars were ready and made their pick quickly.

The Jaguars took quarterback Byron Leftwich. Minnesota still wasn't ready, and the Carolina Panthers took offensive tackle Jordan Gross before the Vikings got to pick defensive tackle Kevin Williams.

Lewis Robert "Hack" Wilson was born April 26, 1900.

Wilson became one of the premier power hitters in baseball in the 1920s and 1930s. Wilson played 12 seasons, including six with the Chicago Cubs.

His most memorable season came in 1930, when Wilson hit 56 home runs and drove in 191 runs. His National League home run record stood until 1998, and he still holds the MLB single-season RBI record.

He made the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1979.

A former Los Angeles Lakers ballboy generated a stir last month when he revealed he had a pair of game-worn, autographed sneakers from Michael Jordan's rookie season. Khalid Ali, who was 15 when he requested the shoes from Jordan at the Bulls-Lakers game on Dec. 2, 1984, at the Forum, decided it was time to put them up for auction.

The auction ends Saturday. At the time of this posting, there were three days left in the auction, and the top bid was nearly $19,000. Here is more of the story from Ali, who wasn't even a Jordan fan at the time because he had rooted for Georgetown against Michael and the Tar Heels in the 1982 NCAA championship game:

April 25, 1978: The legendary Phillie Phanatic makes his debut at Veterans Stadium in a game against the Chicago Cubs.

The Phillies wanted a new mascot to replace the Revolutionary Era twins that represent the city for so many years. In came the Phanatic, who was an instant crowd-pleaser.

Since then, the Phanatic has provided fans with moment like this one.

April 24, 1994: David Robinson scores 71 points against the Los Angeles Clippers in the NBA season finale to beat Shaquille O'Neal for the scoring title.

Robinson trailed O'Neal by 33 points going into the last day of the season, but his 71 points was enough to best Shaq. At the time, he became just the fourth person to ever break the 70 threshold. He makes 26 of 41 field-goal attempts and 18 of 25 foul shots. He also registers 14 rebounds, five assists and two blocks.

Robinson finished the season with an average of 29.8, the highest of his career.

April 23, 2005: Alex Smith is drafted first overall by the San Francisco 49ers, and the next quarterback isn't selected until the Packers take Aaron Rodgers at No. 24.

Talk beforehand had the two quarterbacks vying for the No. 1 spot, and the 49ers chose Smith over Rodgers. Thus began the descending of Rodgers' name through the first round.

It all worked out fine for Rodgers, a two-time league MVP and a Super Bowl champion.

Randall Cross was born April 25, 1954.

Cross is a former offensive lineman who spent his entire 14-year career with the San Francisco 49ers. He won three Super Bowls with the team in 1982, 1985 and 1989.

Cross played center and guard, and he earned three Pro Bowl selections.

After he retired from football, Cross appeared in multiple Miller Lite commercials and worked many years as a color analyst for CBS on TV. In recent years, he has been featured on a Sirius Radio show.

Ernest Grunfeld was born April 24, 1955.

Grunfeld is the current general manager of the Washington Wizards after serving the same role with the New York Knicks and Milwaukee Bucks.

Grunfeld play in the NBA, as well, putting together a 10-year career with the Milwaukee Bucks, Kansas City Kings and New York Knicks.

As general manager of the Knicks, he led the team to two NBA Finals appearances.

As a college player, Grunfeld was Tennessee's all-time leading scorer until Allan Houston broke his record. He helped the U.S. win a gold medal at the 1976 Olympics in Montreal.

Warren Edward Spahn was born April 23, 1921.

Spahn won 20 or more games in 13 of his 21 seasons, leading to his 363 wins. That number ranks sixth all-time.

He spent 19 seasons with the Braves franchise, both in Boston and Milwaukee. He went 1-1 in the 1957 World Series, which the Braves won in seven games.

Spahn threw two no-hitters at the ages of 39 and 40, respectively, and made 14 All-Star Games.

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