Ford Frick is re-elected MLB Commisioner by the team owners.
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John McEnroe beats Jimmy Connors to claim his third Wimbledon title.
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Greg Lemond wins his second consecutive and third career Tour de France.
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Major league umpire Steve Palermo is shot and paralyzed trying to help two waitresses from being robbed outside a Dallas restaurant.
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The Yankees sweep the Mets in the first double-ballpark doubleheader since 1903. During the evening contest at Yankee Stadium, Roger Clemens hits Mike Piazza in the head with a pitch, giving the Mets catcher a concussion and forcing him to miss the All-Star Game as a result.
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Venus Williams wins her first of three Wimbledon titles with a victory over Lindsay Davenport.
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United State softball team
In Singapore, the International Olympic Committee takes a secret vote on the approval of the 28 current summer Olympic events scheduled to be played at the 2012 Summer Games in London. Baseball and softball are eliminated making it the first time since polo was dropped in 1936 that sports have been cut.
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Jack Lambert (1952) Mike Ridley (1963) Dana Hall (1969) Todd Martin (1970) Demetrius Allen (1974) Wang Zhizhi (1977) Hakim Warrick (1982)
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