Yankee superstar Babe Ruth signs a two-year deal for $160,000, making him the highest paid player of all time.
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Herb McKenley sets a world record for the quarter mile with a time of 46.8 seconds.
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Joe Frazier retains his world heavyweight championship by defeating Muhammad Ali in a 15-round decision. It was Ali's first loss in 32 professional fights.
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Martina Navratilova becomes the first woman tennis player to win more than $10 million in her career.
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Vancouver's Todd Bertuzzi hits Colorado's Steve Moore in the side of the head from behind and drove his head into the ice. Moore landed face-first with Bertuzzi on top of him. Moore suffered a broken neck, a concussion and deep cuts on his face.
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Born on this Day
Jim Bouton (1939) <br>Dick Allen (1942)<br>Jim Rice (1953, pictured)<br>Buck Williams (1960)<br>Larry Murphy (1961)<br>Kenny Smith (1965)<br>Jason Elam (1970)<br>Steve Sarkisian (1974)<br>Brett Conway (1975)<br>Mike Moriarty (1974)<br>Juan Encarnacion (1976)<br>Hines Ward (1976)<br>Mark Worrell (1983)<br>
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