Sandy Koufax announces his retirement, due to arthritic left elbow. The Hall of Famer leaves the game with a career record of 165--87 with a 2.76 ERA.
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Redskins quarterback Joe Theismann's playing career comes to an end when his leg is broken on a sack by Giants linebacker Lawrence Taylor.
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Cubs outfielder Andre Dawson (.287, 49, 137) becomes the first player to win the MVP award as a member of a last place club.
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WWF owner Vince McMahon is charged with steroid distribution.
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Dallas forward A.C. Green ties Randy Smith's NBA record of 906 consecutive games.
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