Minnie Minoso became the first black player to play for the Chicago White Sox.
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Billie Jean King
Billie Jean King (pictured here with Martina Navratilova) admits to a lesbian affair with Marilyn Barnett, making King the first prominent professional female athlete to come out as gay.
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Michael Jordan becomes the first player to score 50 or more points in consecutive playoff games when he drills Cleveland for 55 points in Chicago's 106-101 victory in Game 2 of their first round series. In Game 1, Jordan scored 50 points in Chicago's 104-93 victory.
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With his 939th career steal, A's outfielder Rickey Henderson passes Lou Brock as baseball's all-time stolen base leader.
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Ranger right-hander Nolan Ryan pitches the seventh no-hitter of his career, striking out 16 Blue Jays as Texas defeats Toronto, 3-0.
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Recording his 321st save for San Diego, Trevor Hoffman establishes a new big league record for the most saves for one team, surpassing Dennis Eckersley's mark of 320 with Oakland. The long-time Padre closer, now eighth on the all-time list, was traded as a rookie pitcher by the Marlins as part of the Gary Sheffield deal in 1993.
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Born on this Day
Kate Smith (1909) <br>Eddie Johnson (1959) <br>Charlie O'Brien (1961) <br>Gary Clark (1962) <br>Bryan Marchment (1969) <br>Billy Owens (1969) <br>Alex Van Pelt (1970) <br>Stuart Appleby (1971) <br>Ethan Albright (1971) <br>Curtis Martin (1973)<br>Matthew Hatchette (1974)<br>Austin Croshere (1975) <br>Wes Welker (1981, pictured)
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