At the alleged age of 60, Satchel Paige becomes the oldest player ever to appear in a major league game. Pitching for the Kansas City A's, he blanks the Red Sox for three innings striking out one and giving up just one hit to Carl Yastrzemski.
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Rusty Staub (pictured here with Ted Williams) becomes only the second player to hit home run as a teenager and one after his 40th birthday. Ty Cobb was the first to accomplish the feat.
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Florence Griffith Joyner
Florence Griffith Joyner claims gold by winning the 100 meter dash in an Olympic record 10.54 seconds.
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Jimmy Connors and Martina Navratilova
Jimmy Connors beats Martina Navratilova in an exhibition match.
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Oliver McCall TKOs Lennox Lewis in the second round to win the heavyweight boxing title in Lewis' home town of London, England.
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For the first time in 50 years, a major leaguer drives in 159 runs as Manny Ramirez knocks in two RBIs in the Indians 9-6 victory over the Blue Jays at SkyDome. The Cleveland right fielder, who will finish the season with 165 RBIs.
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Carnell Williams rushes for 158 yards to become the first player in NFL history to start his career with three consecutive 100-yard rushing games. Williams' total of 454 yards in his first three games also is a record (Alan Ameche, 410).