Janet Guthrie sets the fastest time of the second weekend of qualifying, becoming the first woman to earn a starting spot in the Indianapolis 500 since its inception in 1911.
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In his last major league at bat, Mario Mendoza (pictured here in 2007) reaches first on a fielder's choice, ending his nine-year career with a .215 batting average. The Ranger infielder's name will become infamous as players struggling at the plate will be described as performing below the `Mendoza Line'.
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Dominique Wilkins and Larry Bird
Dominique Wilkins and Larry Bird exchange baskets in the fourth quarter of Game 7 of the 1988 Eastern Conference Semifinals until Boston escaped with a 118-116 victory. Wilkins finished with 47 points and Bird had 34 -- with 20 of his points tallied in the fourth quarter.
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The Mets trade Preston Wilson, Geoff Goetz and Ed Yarnell to the Marlins for Mike Piazza. Florida had acquired the all-star catcher a week before from the Dodgers along with Todd Zeille in exchange for Gary Sheffield, Bobby Bonilla, Charles Johnson, Jim Eisenreich, and Manuel Barrios.
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At the Colonial in Fort Worth, Texas, Annika Sorenstam becomes the first woman to play on the PGA tour in 58 years. She ended the day at 1-over par.
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Born on this Day
Tommy John (1943, pictured) <br>George Best (1946)<br>Graham Harrell (1985) <br>Jose Mesa (1966) <br>Randy Brown (1968) <br>Vaughn Eshelman (1969) <br>Mike Hollis (1972) <br>Julian Tavarez (1973) <br>Dre Bly (1977) <br>Graham Harrell (1985) <br>Chad Tracy (1980)
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