During a medal ceremony at the Summer Olympics in Mexico City, Tommie Smith and John Carlos famously give the black power salute.
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Led by Rick Dempsey and Eddie Murray, the Orioles win their fourth straight contest against the Phillies and take the World Series in five games.
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Dallas' Roy Tarpley becomes the seventh player to be banned from the NBA under the league's anti-drug agreement. He returned to the Mavericks briefly in 1994, but was again banned for drug use.
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Magic Johnson plays his first professional game since coming out of retirement.
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Thanks to Aaron Boone's 11th inning home run, the Yankees capture their 39th American League pennant beating the Red Sox, 6-5. The defensive replacement becomes the fifth player to end a post-season series with a homer.
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San Diego Chargers running back LaDainian Tomlinson rushes for 140 yards and a touchdown, his NFL record 18th straight game with a rushing score, surpassing the mark shared by George Rogers and John Riggins (13).
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Born on this Day
Tim McCarver (1941) <br>Billy Taylor (1961) <br>Chris Doleman (1961)<br>Manute Bol (1962) <br>Kordell Stewart (1972) <br>Darius Kasparaitis (1972) <br>Paul Kariya (1974) <br>Sue Bird (1980)
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