1912 Kenneth McArthur runs Olympic record marathon (2:36:54.8)
1914 NL’s Boston Braves start climb from last place to world series sweep
1916 St Louis Brown Ernie Koob pitches all 17 innings for 14 hits in a 0-0 tie vs Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park
1934 Philadelphia Phillies score 11 runs in an inning, beating Cincinnati 18-0
1949 Czech tennis stars Jaroslav Drobný and Vladimir Černík defect while playing in a tournament in Gstaad, Switzerland; Drobny accepts Egyptian citizenship
1951 1st color telecast of a sporting event (CBS-horse race)
1951 In his last race, 1948 Triple Crown champion Citation wins the Hollywood Gold Cup by 4 lengths, to become American racing’s first millionaire horse.
1953 20th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 5-1 at Crosley Field, Cincinnati
1956 Boston Red Sox pitcher Mel Parnell no-hits Chicago White Sox, 4-0 at Fenway Park, Boston
1964 MLB Baltimore Oriole Bob Johnson’s 6th straight hit as a pinch hitter
1964 51st Tour de France: Jacques Anquetil of France wins 4th consecutive Tour and is first to claim 5 titles
1965 52nd Tour de France: In his first year as a professional, Italian Felice Gimondi, a replacement on the Salvarani team, captures overall title ahead of Raymond Poulidor
1966 53rd Tour de France won by Lucien Aimar of France
1967 Houston Astro Eddie Matthews hits his 500th HR, off SF Giant Juan Marichal
1972 Plate umpire and catcher in a game are brothers; Bill Haller is umpire and Tom Haller is Detroit Tigers catcher; Kansas City Royals win, 1-0
1973 British Open Men’s Golf, Royal Troon GC: American Tom Weiskopf wins wire-to-wire by 3 strokes from Johnny Miller and Neil Coles
1978 Umpire Doug Harvey ejects Don Sutton after discovering 3 scuffed balls
1985 US Open Women’s Golf, Baltusrol GC: Kathy Baker (later Guadagnino) wins her first LPGA Tour event and only major title, 3 strokes ahead of runner-up Judy Clark (later Dickinson)
1987 58th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 2-0 in 13 at Oakland-Alameda Stad
1992 63rd All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 13-6 at Jack Murphy Stadium, SD
1995 LA Dodger Ramon Martinez no-hits the Florida Marlins 7-0
1996 New York Yankees closer John Wetteland sets MLB record 24 consecutive saves
1996 NY Yanks sweep complete season series in Baltimore for 1st time
2002 Senior Players Championship Men’s Golf, TPC of Michigan: Australian Stewart Ginn wins his lone career major title by 1 stroke from American trio Hubert Green, Mike McCullough & Jim Thorpe
2009 80th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 4-3 at Busch Stadium, St Louis
2013 US Senior Open Men’s Golf, Omaha CC: Kenny Perry wins by 5 strokes ahead of runner-up Fred Funk
2015 86th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 6-3 at Great American Ball Park, Cincinnati
2019 Cricket World Cup, Lord’s: England beats New Zealand on count back after scores tied at 241 after 50 overs and 15 in Super Over; Player of Series: NZ captain Kane Williamson
2019 Senior Players Championship Men’s Golf, Firestone CC: Retief Goosen of South Africa birdies final 2 holes to secure his first Champions Tour win by 2 strokes from Jay Haas and Tim Petrovic

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