1906 New York Highlanders 1st baseman Hal Chase has 22 put-outs to tie MLB record in a 6-3 win over Chicago White Sox at South Side Park
1934 St Louis Cardinals pitching Dean brothers shut-out Brooklyn Dodgers in a doubleheader; Dizzy, in a 13-0 rout and Paul, with a 3-0 no-hitter
1969 NY Jet Steve O’Neal punts 98 yards against Denver Broncos
1969 Ron Hill wins European marathon (2:16:47.8)
1970 Oakland A’s Vida Blue no-hits Minnesota Twins, 6-0
1971 AL OKs Washington Senator move to Arlington (Texas Rangers)
1973 NY Mets go into 1st place (at .500) after trailing 12½ games
1980 LA Ram Johnnie Johnson scores a 99 yard interception
1980 Richard Todd of NY Jets completes 42 passes in a game (NFL record)
1981 Enterprise Radio (all sports) goes off the air
1982 2,251 turn out to see Expos play NY Mets at Shea Stadium
1982 NFL players begin a 57 day strike
1986 NY Jets beat Miami Dolphins 51-45 in OT; record 884 passing yards
1986 New Orleans Saints Mel Gray returns kickoff 101 yards for a touchdown
1986 SD Padre Jimmy Jones pitches 1-hitter in his major league debut
1988 Suriname swimmer Anthony Nesty wins 100m butterfly at the Seoul Olympics; Suriname’s first gold; first black to win individual Olympic swim gold medal; thwarts Matt Biondi’s attempt at 7 gold medals
1988 East German swimmer Silke Hörner sets world record 2:26.71 to win the 200m breaststroke gold medal at the Seoul Olympics; first of 2 gold (4 x 100m medley relay)
1988 Hungarian swimmer Tamás Darnyi sets world record 4:14.75 to win the 400m individual medley at the Seoul Olympics; also wins 200m I/M gold for the medley double
1990 Oakland A’s Bob Welch becomes 1st 25 game winner in 10 years
1990 Faye Vincent turns down White Sox bid to reinstate Minnie Minoso, 68
1991 USA Basketball announces ”Dream Team” for the 1992 Olympics
1997 Mike Piazza is 2nd to hit a HR out of Dodger Stadium
1997 NY Yankee Cecil Fielder hits his 300th HR
2008 The final home game is played at Yankee Stadium against the Baltimore Orioles.
2008 Ryder Cup Golf, Valhalla GC: US lead from start to finish to win 16½-11½ and regain Cup after 3 consecutive European victories
2017 Andre Ward, unified light heavyweight champion and world’s top pound-for-pound boxer, announces his retirement

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