Ozzie Virgil becomes the first Dominican to reach the majors. The 23-year old Monte Cristi native, who will also see his son catch in the big leagues, plays third base for the Giants.
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Oakland's Jose Canseco becomes baseball's first 40-40 player as he swipes his 39th and 40th base in a 14-inning victory over the Brewers, 9-8.
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Tampa Bay's Manon Rheaume becomes the first female to play in a NHL exhibition game. She gives up two goals on nine attempts in her only period of play.
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Yankee closer Marino Rivera establishes a franchise single-season record with saving his 47th game, a 10-inning 5-4,win over the Orioles at Camden Yards. The previous record was held by Dave Righetti with 46 saves in 1986.
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Milton Bradley's tears his ACL when manager Bud Black spins him to the ground to keep him from going after umpire Mike Winters in the eighth inning of a 7-3 loss to the Rockies. The Padres' left fielder will miss the rest of the season due to the injury, and the first base ump will be suspended for the remainder of the season without pay for his actions during the confrontation.
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San Francisco's Tim Lincecum sets the Giants' single-season record with 252 strikeouts. The right-hander whiffs nine Colorado batters in 4.1 innings to surpass Jason Schmidt, who had 251 K's in 2004.
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Born on this Day
Sonny Vaccaro (1939) Marty Schottenheimer (1943) Larry Mize (1958) Diane Dixon (1964) Ian Leggatt (1965) Pete Harnisch (1966) Jeff Cirillo (1969) Willie Greene (1971) Eric Montross (1971) Ricky Davis (1979) Matt Kemp (1984) Joba Chamberlain (1985, pictured) Brian Brohm (1985) Melanie Oudin (1991)
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