Rod Carew (pictured here with Ted Williams) steals home for the seventh time, establishing a new AL record and tying Pete Reiser's major-league mark for swiping home in one season.
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Jack Nicklaus shoots a 281 at St Andrews to win his third British Open title.
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Johnny Bench breaks Yogi Berra's record by hitting his 314th home run as a catcher.
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At the 57th annual All Star game, Roger Clemens wins MVP after leading the AL to a 3-2 victory at the Astrodome.
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Cal Ripken Jr.
After making 2,216 consecutive starts at shortstop, Cal Ripken Jr. returns to third base for the first time since June 30, 1982. Also on this day in 1993, Ripken breaks Ernie Banks' mark for most career home runs by a shortstop (278).
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The American Tobacco Company's near-mint condition 1909 Honus Wagner card goes for $1.1 million in an eBay online auction. The high bidder will pay $1.265 million, including a 15 percent buyer's premium, for the 91-year old card of the Hall of Fame Pirate shortstop.
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Rafael Palmeiro becomes the 26th player to collect 3,000th career hits, joining Willie Mays, Hank Aaron and Eddie Murray as one of only four major leaguers to record 3,000 hits and 500 home runs during his career.
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Born on this Day
Alex Karras (1935) Gene Upshaw (1945) Barry Melrose (1956, pictured) Steve Thomas (1963) Carnell Lake (1967) John Crotty (1969) Lorenzo Williams (1969) Eric Lacroix (1971) Khalid Reeves (1972) Miguel Olivo (1978) Jonathan Cheechoo (1980)
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