By whiffing four batters in a 5-0 loss to the Padres, Phillies ace Steve Carlton moves past Walter Johnson into second place (3,511) on the career all-time strikeout list.
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In his first major league start, Roger Clemens earns the victory in a 5-4 victory over the Twins.
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Houston's Mario Elie converts a three-pointer from the corner with 7.1 seconds left in the game, lifting the visiting Rockets to a 115-114 win over Phoenix in Game 7 of their Western Conference Semifinal Round series at America West Arena.
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Minnesota Timberwolves forward Malik Sealy dies in an auto accident at the age of 30. Sealy was drafted by the Indiana Pacers with the 14th pick in the first round of the 1992 NBA Draft and he played with Indiana, the Los Angeles Clippers, Detroit and Minnesota in an eight-year NBA career.
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Michael Barrett and A.J. Pierzynski
After being barreled over by fellow catcher A.J. Pierzynski, Chicago's Michael Barrett shows his displeasure by punching him in the face. The incident ignites a bench-clearing brawl between the Windy City rivals which leads to a 15-minute delay and four ejections during the White Sox's 7-0 victory at U.S. Cellular Field.
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After a 29 at-bat homerless drought, Barry Bonds finally catches Babe Ruth with his 714th round-tripper. The historic homer, which ties the designated hitter for second place for career round trippers, comes during the second inning of an interleague contest with the A's.
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Born on this Day
Stan Mikita (1940) Craig Patrick (1946) Sally Quinlan (1961) David Wells (1963, pictured) Todd Stottlemyre (1965) Terrell Brandon (1970) Jason York (1970) Niklas Andersson (1971) Tony Stewart (1971) Ramon Hernandez (1976) Austin Kearns (1980) Patrick Ewing, Jr. (1984)
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