Althea Gibson wins the Wimbledon women's singles tennis title, becoming the first black athlete to win the event.
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At Wimbledon, Rod Laver wins the championship after beating Martin Mulligan in straight sets (6-2, 6-2, 6-1).
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On the 50th anniversary of the Midsummer Classic, Fred Lynn hits the first grand slam in All-Star competition in a record seven-run third inning as the American League beats the National League, 13-3. The victory ends the NL's 11-game winning streak.
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Steffi Graf wins Wimbledon by beating Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario in straight sets (6-3, 7-5).
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The Montreal Expos retire Andre Dawson's No. 10 jersey.
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A jury awarded former NHL player Tony Twist $24 million for the unconsented use of his name in the comic book Spawn and the HBO cartoon series. Co-defendant HBO settled with Twist out of court for an undisclosed amount.
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Born on this Day
Sylvester Stallone (1946) Fred Dryer (1946) Willie Randolph (1954) David Whitmore (1967) Antonio Harvey (1970) Greg Norton (1972) Pau Gasol (1980) Nnamdi Asomugha (1981) Brandon Jacobs (1982)
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