With a victory over the team which traded him, Phillies' southpaw Steve Carlton records his 300th career victory beating the Cardinals at Busch Stadium, 6-2.
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In a 4-1 Tigers victory, Sparky Anderson becomes the first manager ever to win 100 games in a season in each league. As skipper of the 'Big Red Machine', his team won 108 games in 1975 and 102 in 1976.
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Tampa Bay goaltender Manon Rheaume becomes the first female to play in a NHL exhibition game. She gives up two goals on nine attempts in one period
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The Reds' Bip Roberts ties the National league record with his 10th consecutive hit. The streak ends when he grounds out against Dodger Pedro Astacio.
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Mike Bossy and Dennis Potvin
New York Islanders Mike Bossy and Dennis Potvin (pictured here in 2008) are inducted into NHL Hall of Fame
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Jose Canseco becomes the first player in baseball history to steal 40 bases and hit 40 home runs in the same season.
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Yankee closer Marino Rivera establishes a franchise single-season record with his 47th save in a 5-4 win over Baltimore. The previous record was held by Dave Righetti, who has 46 saves in 1986.
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Jimmy Rollin's first-inning single makes the shortstop's 28-game hitting streak the longest by a Phillies player in over a one hundred years.