Brewers reliever Rollie Fingers becomes the first player in major league history to record 300 career saves as Milwaukee defeat the Mariners, 3-2.
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Mary Decker Slaney
Mary Decker Slaney sets a world record in the mile with a time of 4:16.71.
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Tim Raines and Tim Raines Jr.
The International League's Triple-A game between Rochester Red Wings (Orioles) and Ottawa Lynx (Expos) features Tim Raines and his son Tim Jr. as opponents. It is believed to be the first contest involving a dad and his son facing each other during the regular season on the professional level.
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John Gibbons and Ted Lilly
After seeing his starting pitcher give back seven runs of a 8-0 lead in the third inning, John Gibbons goes to the mound to remove Ted Lilly, who argues with the Blue Jay manager and refuses to give up the ball. The incident escalates in the clubhouse tunnel with the skirmish resulting in a bloody nose for the Toronto skipper
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With a grand slam and a three-run homer, a two-run and a pair of one-run doubles during an 18-9 rout of the Yankees, Garret Anderson drives in a franchise-record ten runs with his four hits. The Angels' left fielder becomes the 12th player to collect 10 RBIs in one game.
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Born on this Day
Jack Buck (1924) Wilt Chamberlain (1936, pictured) Archie Griffin (1954) Jim McMahon (1959) Jim Bullinger (1965) John Wetteland (1966) Ismael Valdes (1973) Nikolay Valuev (1973) Jason Marquis (1978) Reuben Droughns (1978) B.J. Upton (1984)
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