After a mere 21 minutes of deliberation, a jury finds Muhammad Ali guilty of refusing to be inducted into the U.S. Army. Ali was banned from boxing for three years. The verdict was overturned by the Supreme Court in 1971.
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Jim Bouton's controversial <i>Ball Four</i> is published. The book was the first behind-the-scenes look at professional baseball and was considered a detriment to the sport by then-Commissioner Bowie Kuhn.
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The Dallas Stars capture their only Stanley Cup with a 4-2 series win over the Buffalo Sabres.
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Mac Suzuki and Hideki Irabu
Mac Suzuki opposes Hideki Irabu in the first matchup of Japanese starters in the major leagues.
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Los Angeles Lakers
The Los Angeles Lakers win the first of three consecutive NBA championships with a 4-2 series victory over the Indiana Pacers.
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With a 8-5 victory over the Rangers, Joe Torre joins Joe McCarthy (1,460), Casey Stengel (1,149) and Miller Huggins (1,067) as the only Yankee managers to win 1,000 games. Torre compiled a 1,173-767 record during his 12-year tenure with the team.