Mickey Mantle's 500th career home run -- off Stu Miller -- helps the Yankees defeat the Orioles 6-5. Mantle becomes the sixth big leaguer to reach the plateau.
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After 21 seasons with the Giants in New York and San Francisco, 41-year-old Willie Mays makes a dramatic debut for his new team as he hits a game-winning home run off his former team, giving the Mets a 5-4 victory.
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Larry Bird scores 27 points and Cedric Maxwell adds 19 to lead Boston to a 102-91 victory over Houston in Game 6 of the Finals, giving the Celtics their 14th NBA Championship.
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Rosa Mota sets a female world record when she runs the 20k in one-hour, six minutes and 55.5 seconds.
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Dwight Gooden becomes the eighth Yankee to throw a no-hitter. Doc's gem is a 2-0 victory over the Mariners at Yankee Stadium.
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NBA Hall of Famer and former New York Knicks star Dave DeBusschere dies at the age of 62. DeBusschere was named one of the NBA's 50 Greatest Players in 1997.
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Born on this Day
Tony Perez (1942) Dennis Martinez (1955) Mike Quick (1959) Pat Borders (1963) Joey Cora (1965) Dave Widell (1965) Pooh Richardson (1966) Mark Jackson (1966) Tony Siragusa (1967) Voshon Lenard (1973) Roy Halladay (1977, pictured) Eddie House (1978)
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