Bob Gibson's 47 2/3 innings scoreless streak ends on a wild pitch.
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Cal Ripken Jr. (seen here with his father, Cal Ripken Sr.) plays his first major league game.
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NFL owners vote unanimously to form the World League of American Football.
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Nevada Athletic Commission suspends Mike Tyson for biting Holyfield in the ear during a match a few days earlier.
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Kenny Rogers is suspended for 20 games and fined $50,000 for actions which sends a cameraman to the hospital and launches a police investigation.
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Stephon Marbury's rambling, disjointed, quixotic and hilariously nonsensical TV interview with Bruce Beck on the local NBC affiliate's Sunday night sports show quickly becomes a landmark moment in viral video history.
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