During the first game of a doubleheader Tiger right-hander Jim Bunning (pictured here in 2008) no-hits the Red Sox, 3-0. The future Hall of Famer will become the first modern pitcher to toss a no-hitter in both leagues when throws a perfect against the Mets in 1964.
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Hank Aaron hit his last big league homer off Angels' hurler Dick Drago en route to 6-2 Brewers' win. The round tripper is Aaron's 755th and establishes the all-time major league record for career home runs.
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At the 121st British Open, Nick Faldo shoots a 272 at Muirfield Gullane to capture the championship.
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Ben Curtis, an unknown PGA Tour rookie in his first major championship, wins the British Open.
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At Wrigley Field, Albert Pujols goes 5-for-5, including three home runs and five RBIs, as the Cardinals beat the Cubs, 11-8. The first baseman's first three-homer career game helps St. Louis to erase a six run deficit.
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Born on this Day
Chuck Daly (1930, pictured) Nelson Doubleday (1933) James Harris (1947) Murray Craven (1964) Tracey Mcfarlane (1966) Charles Johnson (1971) Jozef Stumpel (1972) Peter Forsberg (1973) Bengie Molina (1974) Ray Allen (1975) Pavel Datsyuk (1978) Troy Smith (1984) Stephen Strasburg (1988)
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