Montreal's Maurice "Rocket" Richard is ejected from a game for fighting. Three days later, NHL commissioner Clarence Campbell suspends Richard for the rest of the season. Campbell's decision resulted in seven hours of looting and destruction of property.
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In a Royals preseason game, Hal McRae (pictured) and his son Brian play together against the Phillies. Kansas City manager Dick Howser refers to the event as the 'Big Mac Attack'.
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Chick Hearn, broadcaster for the Los Angeles Lakers, calls his 2,500th consecutive Laker game. The streak began in November 1965.
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Former NHL player Jim Brown begins a six-month jail sentence for vandalizing his wife's car. Brown had refused to undergo court-ordered counseling and community service.
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Joining the ranks of Garth Brooks and Tom Selleck as celebrities who have appeared in an spring exhibition game, Billy Crystal strikes out in the first inning as the Yankees' leadoff batter.
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Vance Johnson (1963) <br>Mariano Duncan (1963) <br>Will Clark (1964)<br>Chris Zorich (1969) <br>Curtis Conway (1971) <br>Trent Dilfer (1972)<br>Bobby Jackson (1973) <br>Dan Wilkinson (1973) <br>Landon Wilson (1975)<br>Johan Santana (1979, pictured) <br>Marco Andretti (1987) <br>
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