On Mickey Mantle Day, the Yankees retire uniform No. 7 in front of a crowd of 60,096 at the ballpark in the Bronx. The Mick, also receives a plaque from Joe DiMaggio that will be hung on the center field, and, then in turn, he gives the 'Yankee Clipper' a similar plaque, telling the crowd, "His should be just a little bit higher than mine."
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Jamaal Wilkes scored 27 points and Magic Johnson posted a triple-double (13 points, 13 rebounds and 13 assists) as the Los Angeles Lakers beat Philadelphia 114-104 in Game 6 of the Finals to win their second NBA title in three years.
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Larry Bird's triple double (29 points, 12 assists and 11 rebounds) help Boston beat Houston 114-97 in Game 6 to wrap up the Celtics' 16th NBA title and Bird's second NBA Finals MVP in three years.
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Former NY Jet Mark Gastineau wins his pro boxing fight, knocking out Derrick Dukes in 12 seconds.
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New York Yankees pitcher Steve Howe is banned from baseball for life due to substance abuse
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At the 66th French Open, Steffi Graf beats Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario (6-3, 6-7, 10-8) to capture the championship.
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Born on this Day
LeRoy Neiman (1921) Hildegard Falck (1949) John Gibbons, (1962) Dave Mlicki (1968) Rob Ray (1968) Troy Vincent (1970) Bryant Reeves (1973) Bryan McCabe (1975) Lindsay Davenport (1976) Kenji Johjima (1976) Nadia Petrova (1982) Kim Clijsters (1983) Patrick Kaleta (1986)
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