Mary Lou Retton wins the gold medal in women's gymnastics at the 1984 Olympic Games, becoming the first American woman ever to win a gold medal in gymnastics.
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Willie McCovey (pictured), Bobby Doerr, and Ernie Lombardi are inducted into the MLB Hall of Fame
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In an 11-3 victory over the Angels, Twins pitcher Joe Niekro is ejected in the fourth inning when he is caught doctoring the ball with a nail file.
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Rickey Henderson successfully steals second base in the second inning of the A's 6-4 loss to the White Sox. With the steal, Henderson sets an American League record by stealing at least 50 bases in nine seasons.
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Kevin Mitchell (pictured here in 1997) of the Sonoma County Crushers is expelled for the rest of the season from the independent Western Baseball League for punching the owner of an opposing team. The former National League MVP allegedly hit Solano Steelheads owner Bruce Portner, who had come on the field after a brawl had ended which was caused by a pitch thrown behind Mitchell.
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Born on this Day
Lance Alworth (1940) Nate McMillan (1964) Kevin Elster (1964) Rod Beck (1968) Doug Overton (1969) Sandis Ozolinsh (1972) Blaine Wilson (1974) Trevor Pryce (1975) Troy Glaus (1976) Tom Brady (1977, pictured) Dominic Moore (1980) Mark Reynolds (1983) Brooklyn Decker (1987)
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