Montreal's Maurice "Rocket" Richard (right, posing with his brother Henri) becomes the first NHL player to score 50 goals in a season.
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Indians general manager Hank Greenberg turns down the Red Sox million-dollar offer for pitcher Herb Score. The former slugger says the Tribe is building for the future and not into selling its premier players.
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The Golden State Warriors retire Rick Barry's uniform No. 24, joining the numbers of only three other former Warrior greats (Al Attles, Tom Meschery and Nate Thurmond).
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The Philadelphia 76ers retire Wilt Chamberlain's No. 13 jersey, only the fifth jersey ever retired by the Sixers (along with Billy Cunningham, Hal Greer, Bobby Jones and Julius Erving). Chamberlain ultimately had his jersey retired by the Los Angeles Lakers and Golden State Warriors, becoming the first NBA player to have his number retired by three teams.
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Mike Tyson beats Razor Ruddock in the 7th round via TKO.
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Utah's Jerry Sloan coaches his 1,000th game as head coach of the Jazz, becoming only the sixth coach in NBA history to coach 1,000 games with the same team. Sloan joined Hall of Famers Red Auerbach and Red Holzman as well as Gene Shue, John MacLeod and Al Attles.