Hank Aaron hits his 649th round-tripper, passing Willie Mays into second place on the career home run list.
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Pele signs a three-year contract with the U.S.-based Cosmos. He would play for three seasons and win the NASL Championship in his final season with the club.
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Nancy Lieberman becomes the first woman to play in a regular-season men's professional game as the United States Basketball League's Springfield Fame downs Staten Island 122-107.
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At Milwaukee County Stadium, Oakland first baseman Mark McGwire hits his 200th career home run off Milwaukee pitcher Chris Bosio.
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Joe Sakic and the Colorado Avalanche sweep the Florida Panthers in four games by winning a six-overtime classic 1-0.
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Marlins' pitcher Kevin Brown no-hits the Giants but misses a chance for a perfect game when he hits Marvin Benard with two out in the eighth inning of a 9-0 victory.
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Babe Ruth's Contract
Gotta Have It Collectibles pays $996,000 for the contract that sold Babe Ruth to the New York Yankees. The cost to purchase the five typed pages is nearly 10 times the value New York paid to get the emerging 'Sultan of Swat.'
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Born on this Day
Ken Singleton (1947) Dan Fouts (1951, pictured) Brent Sutter (1962) DeWayne Dotson (1971) David Dunn (1972) Brandon Sanders (1973) Freddy Garcia (1976) Tara Lipinski (1982) Amobi Okoye (1987)
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