The U.S. Supreme Court, by a vote of 5-3, confirms the lower court's ruling in the Curt Flood case, upholding baseball's exemption from antitrust laws. Flood (pictured here with former players' union head Marvin Miller) challenged baseball's reserve clause and sought free agency.
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Billy Martin and Reggie Jackson
Billy Martin and Reggie Jackson get into a dugout altercation after Martin pulled Jackson off the field in mid-inning for failing to hustle on a ball hit to the outfield. Also, on this day in 1979, Billy Martin returned to the dugout to manage the Yankees for second time.
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Giant Robby Thompson sets a major league record when he is thrown out four times trying to steal in the 12-inning 7-6 victory over the Reds.
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Angels' hurler Don Sutton becomes the 19th major league pitcher to win 300 games as the Alabama native three-hits the Rangers, 4-1. The 43-year-old right-hander won a total of 324 games during his 23-year career.
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After holing an improbable 45-foot birdie putt on the 72nd hole, Hale Irwin does a victory lap around the 18th green to celebrate his victory over Mike Donald.
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After 155 plate appearances with the bases loaded, Derek Jeter hits the first grand slam of his career.
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Born on this Day
George Mikan (1924, pictured) <br>Del Harris (1937) <br>Lou Brock (1939) <br>Andres Galarraga (1961) <br>Bruce Smith (1963) <br>Doug Bodger (1966) <br>Sandy Alomar (1966) <br>Keith Poole (1974) <br>Martin St. Louis (1975) <br>Antonio Gates (1980) <br>Richard Gasquet (1986)
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