The Boston Celtics trade "Easy" Ed Macauley and Cliff Hagan to St. Louis for the Hawks' No. 1 draft pick, which they use to select Bill Russell.
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The Milwaukee Bucks, led by young Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and veteran Oscar Robertson, beat the Baltimore Bullets to complete a four-game sweep of the NBA Finals, capturing the franchise's only NBA Championship.
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Muhammad Ali beats Jimmy Young in 15 to retain the heavyweight boxing title.
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Reds manager Pete Rose is suspended 20 days and fined $10,000 for pushing David Pallone after the umpire made a delayed call at first base in a game in a 6-5 Mets win at Riverfront.
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During a match in Hamburg between Monica Seles and Magdalena Maleeva, 38-year-old Gunter Parche runs from the middle of the crowd to the edge of the court during a break between games and plunges a boning knife between Seles' shoulder blades.
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Soccer great Pele weds psychologist Assiria Seixas Lemos.
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Born on this Day
Isiah Thomas (1961, pictured) <br>Michael Waltrip (1963) <br>David Meggett (1966) <br>Jeff Brown (1966) <br>Richard Pilon (1968) <br>Cedric Jones (1974) <br>Elliott Sadler (1975) <br>Troy Williamson (1983) <br>
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