In a 6-1 victory over Los Angeles at Candlestick Park, Willie Mays becomes the all-time National League home run leader as he strokes his 512th career round-tripper off Dodger starter Claude Osteen.
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The New York Knicks, with Dave DeBusschere forced to play center against Wilt Chamberlain after a leg injury sidelined Willis Reed, defeat Los Angeles, 107-100, in Game 5 of the NBA Finals. The Knicks ultimately captured their first NBA title with a Game 7 victory.
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Strike the Gold
At the 117th Kentucky Derby, Chris Antley rides Strike the Gold to victory in 2:03.
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Phoenix's Charles Barkley hits 23-of-31 field goal attempts and finishes with 56 points, leading the visiting Suns to a 140-133 win over Golden State and a three-game sweep of their Western Conference First Round series.
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Greg Maddux and Roger Clemens
The fifth pair of 300-game winners in baseball history face off against each other as Cubs starter Greg Maddux (305) bests Roger Clemens (329) and the Astros at Minute Maid Park, 3-2. The other pair of milestone pitchers include Don Sutton vs. Steve Carlton (1987), Don Sutton vs. Phil Niekro (1987), Don Sutton vs. Tom Seaver (1986) and Tim Keefe vs. Jim 'Pud' Galvin (1892).
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Born on this Day
John Force (1949, pictured) Eugene Daniel (1961) Eddie Perez (1968) Kevin Todd (1968) Dawn Staley (1970) Joe Borowski (1971) Matthew Barnaby (1973) John Madden (1973) Miguel Cairo (1974) Ben Grieve (1976) Andrew Raycroft (1980) George Hill (1986) Rory McIlroy (1989)
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