Mel Ott hits the 400th home run of his career and drove in his 1,500th career run.
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Angels ace Nolan Ryan throws a no-hitter and records his 100th career victory with a 1-0 victory over the Orioles.
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The Seattle SuperSonics, who dropped the series opener, beat Washington 97-93 in Game 5 for their fourth straight victory. It is the franchise's only NBA Championship.
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Rickey Henderson becomes the fastest player to reach 50 stolen bases in a year
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The Pittsburgh Penguins sweep the Chicago Blackhawks in four games to capture the Stanley Cup.
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Phoenix's Dan Majerle sets a then-NBA Playoff record by sinking eight three-pointers during the Suns' 120-114 win over Seattle in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals. Majerle finished the game with 34 points.
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Born on this Day
Alan Ameche (1933) Tom Sneva (1948) Paul Coffey (1961, pictured) Greg Schiano (1966) Larry Centers (1968) Shane Matthews (1970) Alexi Lalas (1970) Derek Lowe (1973) Brad Wilkerson (1977) Santana Moss (1979) Smush Parker (1981) Carlos Zambrano (1981) Justine Henin (1982) Nick Young (1985)
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