Nolan Ryan whiffs 19 batters in 13 innings, including Cecil Cooper six consecutive times, in the Angels' 15-inning, 4-3 victory over Boston in Anaheim.
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Los Angeles Lakers
The Los Angeles Lakers win their fourth NBA title in eight years as they beat Boston 106-93 in Game 6 of the Finals, behind 32 points from Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and 16 points and 19 assists from Finals MVP Magic Johnson.
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New York Rangers
The New York Rangers win the Stanley Cup by defeating the Vancouver Canucks, breaking a 54-year slump since last winning the title.
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At Kauffman Stadium, Cal Ripken sets a new consecutive games world record by playing in his 2,216th consecutive game. The previous mark of 2,215 was held by Hiroshima Carp third baseman Sachio Kinugasa playing in the Japanese Central League.
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The Chicago Bulls clinch their sixth NBA Championship in eight seasons in a thrilling 87-86 win played at the Delta Center. Michael Jordan scores the winning basket with a jump shot over Byron Russell.
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The U.S. beats Mexico 2-0 and advance to the World Cup quarterfinals. It is the best showing in the World Cup for the U.S. since 1930.
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Born on this Day
Eric Heiden (1958) Sam Perkins (1961) James Patrick (1963) Ricky Siglar (1966) Eric Murdock (1968) Steffi Graf (1969) Eugene Chung (1969) Eric Desjardins (1969) Fred Baxter (1971) Bruce Bowen (1971) Rick Brunson (1972) Sam Shade (1973) Chris McAlister (1977)
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