Yankee Whitey Ford, nearing 41, announces his retirement from baseball.
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American League President Lee MacPhail suspends Yankees owner George Steinbrenner for one week for his public criticism of umpires.
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Mike Tyson TKOs Pinklon Thomas in six rounds to retain the WBA and WBC Heavyweight titles.
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Albert Belle uses a forearm to break up a double play and nearly breaks Brewer 2B Fernando Vina's nose. Belle is given a two-game suspension for his actions.
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Jason Kidd becomes the first player in 35 years to record three triple-doubles in an NBA playoff series, and the New Jersey Nets finish off the Boston Celtics with a 96-88 victory in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals. Kidd joins Oscar Robertson (1963) and Wilt Chamberlain (1967) as the only players with three triple-doubles in a series.
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