Back in Time: August 10
At San Francisco's Candlestick Park, Juan Marichal records his 50th career shutout as the Giants blank the Expos, 1-0. The Dominican hurler's ninth-inning double helps to setup the winning run.
For the first time in his career, Arnold Palmer does not make the cut for the final two rounds of the PGA Golf Championship.
After 15 months of recovery from cancer surgery to his arm, Dave Dravecky pitches one-hit baseball for seven innings, blanking the Reds to get the victory. The Giant bullpen holds on for a 4-3 win at Candlestick Park.
Anaheim Angels infielder Tony Phillips is arrested for purchasing cocaine.
Albert Belle becomes only the fourth player to drive in 100 runs and hit 30 homers for seven consecutive seasons. He joins Jimmie Foxx, Lou Gehrig and Babe Ruth as the only players to accomplish this feat.
Sammy Sosa hits three home runs in consecutive at bats in the third, fourth and fifth innings, tying a Cubs' record with nine RBIs, which was first established by Heinie Zimmerman in 1911.
Born on this Day
Red Holzman (1920) Kenny Perry (1960) Andy Stankiewicz (1964) John Starks (1965, pictured) Gerald Williams (1966) Riddick Bowe (1967) Greg Hawgood (1968) Bret Hedican (1970) Gino Torretta (1970) Sal Fasano (1971) Craig Newsome (1971) Lisa Raymond (1973) Dave Fiore (1974) Marcus Fizer (1978) Brandon Lyon (1979) Mathieu Roy (1983)