At the age of 43, Early Wynn pitches the first five innings to record his 300th win as the Indians down the Kansas City A's, 7-4. The victory will be the future Hall of Famer last in major leagues and he will finish his 23-year career with 300-244 record.
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In a game which will be best remembered for John Kruk's non at-bat against fireballer Randy Johnson, the AL All-Stars beat the NL rivals at Baltimore's Camden Yards, 9-3. Kirby Puckett's double and home run earns the Twins outfielder the Midsummer Classic's MVP Award.
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A judge sentences Jeff Gillooly is sentenced to two years in prison for the attack on Nancy Kerrigan.
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Alison Nicholas wins the U.S. Women's Open Golf Championship at Oregon's Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club.
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After an emotional on-field tribute to Ted Williams at Fenway Park, hometown favorite Pedro Martinez strikes out five of the first six batters as the American League tops the NL in the 70th Midsummer Classic.
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Born on this Day
Frank Ramsey (1931) Tony Kornheiser (1948) David Thompson (1954, pictured) Michael Spinks (1956) Bob Carpenter (1963) Spud Webb (1963) Tony Massenburg (1967) Pat Rapp (1967) Sheldon Souray (1976) Ryan Ludwick (1978) Yadier Molina (1982)
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