TO­DAY IN SPORTS HIS­TORY

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1910 — Philadel­phia Ath­let­ics’ Jack Coombs and Ed Walsh of the Chicago White Sox pitch a 16-in­ning score­less tie. 1934 — New York Giants player Mel Ott sets record of six runs in game and beats Philadel­phia Phillies 21-4. 1945 — Golfer By­ron Nel­son records most tour­na­ment wins (18) in a sea­son. 1945 — Bos­ton Red Sox player Tom McBride is third to get six RBIs in an in­ning (fourth). 1953 — Vic Raschi sets pitcher record by driv­ing in seven runs and wins 15-0. 1979 — Open­ing game of the Amer­i­can Foot­ball Bun­desliga played be­tween Frank­furter Löwen and Düs­sel­dorf Pan­ther, first-ever league game of Amer­i­can foot­ball in Ger­many. 1982 — New York Mets’ Joel Young­blood sin­gles in Chicago Cubs’ day game, then sin­gles for Montreal Ex­pos in Philadel­phia night game. (He was traded in be­tween). 1984 — Carl Lewis wins gold in 100m dash at Los Angeles Sum­mer Olympics. 1984 — Cliff John­son sets a record with his 19th pinch hit home run. 1985 — California An­gels’ Rod Carew gets his 3,000th hit. 1985 — Phil Riz­zuto Day, New York Yankees re­tire uni­form num­ber 10. 1989 — Toronto Blue Jays’ Dave Stieb’s per­fect game is bro­ken up in ninth in­ning with two outs by New York Yankees’ Roberto Kelly. 1996 — The Games of the XXVI Olympiad con­clude in At­lanta, Ge­or­gia. 2010 — New York Yankees’ Alex Ro­driguez hits 600th home run of his ca­reer, at Yan­kee Sta­dium. He is the sev­enth player to hit 600, and the youngest (35).

Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Dave Stieb had a per­fect game bid bro­ken up with two outs in the ninth in­ning by New York Yan­kee Roberto Kelly, 28 years ago to­day.

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