Back in Time: June 29
Brazil defeats Sweden 5-2 in the World Cup. Pele;, at age 17, scores a goal in the game.
Milwaukee selects Purdue forward Glenn Robinson with the first pick in the 1994 NBA Draft. Dallas takes California point guard Jason Kidd with the second pick, and Detroit snags Duke forward Grant Hill with the third pick.
Craig Biggio breaks Don Baylor's record for being hit by a pitch as he is plunked for the 268th time in his career. Rockies starter Byung-Hyun Kim hits the Astros' second baseman on the left elbow in the fourth inning to establish the new record.
Fernando Valenzuela and Dave Stewart
For the first time since 1917 (Hippo Vaughan and Fred Toney), two no-hitters are thrown on the same day as A's Dave Stewart shut outs the Blue Jays, 5-0, and the Dodgers' Fernando Valenzuela blanks the Cardinals, 6-0.
After trying to trade for Juan Gonzalez and Sammy Sosa to bolster their failing offense, the Yankees acquire David Justice from the Indians for Ricky Ledee and two players to be named later.
After the Nordiques make deals with both Philadelphia and New York for No. 1 pick Eric Lindros, the NHL decides Lindros will go to the Flyers instead of the Rangers.
Angel Cordero, one of the top thoroughbred jockeys of all time, wins his 5,000th horse race.
Harry Frazee (1881) Harmon Killebrew (1936-pictured) Dan Dierdorf (1949) Rick Honeycutt (1954) Pedro Guerrero (1956) Pepper Johnson (1964) Jeff Burton (1967) Theo Fleury (1968) Mike Sillinger (1971) Martin Truex Jr, (1980) Joe Johnson (1981) Quintin Demps (1985)