In a 11-7 loss to Pittsburgh, Boston Braves RF Babe Ruth hits three homers and a single. Ruth's seventh-inning solo shot off Gary Bush, which travels over 600 feet and clears the roof, will be the Bambino's 714th and final home run.
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Jesse Owens ties the world record for the 100-yard dash with a time of 9.4 seconds.
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In the third inning of Chicago's 2-1 loss to Padres, Cubs' pitcher Fergie Jenkins whiffs shortstop Gary Templeton to record his 3,000th career strikeout. The Canadian-born hurler becomes the seventh pitcher in major league history to reach the milestone.
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The Calgary Flames defeat the Montreal Candiens 4-2 to claim their first Stanley Cup.
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The Twins hold a ceremony to honor retired outfielder Kirby Puckett
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Todd and Mel Stottlemyre
Todd and Mel Stottlemyre become the first father and son to win 100 baseball games.
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Born on this Day
Gene Tunney (1898) K. C. Jones (1932) Bill Haselman (1966) Kendall Gill (1968) Antonio Lang (1972) Miguel Tejada (1974) Dennis Stallings (1974) Tarik Glenn (1976) Brian Urlacher (1978) Jason Kubel (1982) Shawne Merriman (1984, pictured)
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