Led by captain Jean Beliveau, the Canadiens win the Stanley Cup after defeating the Blackhawks in seven games.
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In Oakland's 39th game of the season, pitcher Dave Stewart sets a record with his 12th balk of the year. He'd finish the season with 16.
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Cubs' 2B Ryne Sandberg's errorless game streak comes to an end after 123 games and 584 chances. Joe Morgan held the previous record by going 91 games without a miscue.
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At the 117th Preakness, Hansel -- ridden by Jerry Bailey -- wins in 1:54.
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At the age of 40, southpaw Randy Johnson becomes the oldest pitcher to ever throw a perfect game as the Diamondbacks beat the Braves, 2-0. The Big Unit joins Cy Young, Jim Bunning, Hideo Nomo and Nolan Ryan as the only hurlers to throw no-hitters in both leagues and creates the longest time span between no-no's, having first accomplishied the feat against the Tigers in June 1990.
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After swiping 25 consecutive stolen bases to start his big league career, Jacoby Ellsbury is finally caught stealing as White Sox catcher Jason Kendall nails the outfielder on a pitchout. Ellsbury is second all time to Tim Raines, who recorded 27 straight thefts with the Expos before being caught in 1981.
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Born on this Day
Brooks Robinson (1937) Reggie Jackson (1946, pictured) Jari Kurri (1960) Yannick Noah (1960) Marty McSorley (1963) Erik Hanson (1965) Ernie Logan (1968) Rich Garces (1971) Craig Hentrich (1971) Turner Stevenson (1972) Darren Van Impe (1973) Donyell Marshall (1973) Nelson Figueroa (1974) Ron Mercer (1976) Marcus Giles (1978) Vince Young (1983) Joakim Soria (1984)
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