TODAY IN SPORTS HIS­TORY

The Hamilton Spectator - - SPORTS -

1960 El­gin Bay­lor of NBA Los An­ge­les Lak­ers scores 71 points ver­sus New York Knicks. 1964 Mickey Wright shoots a 62, low­est golf score for a woman pro­fes­sional. 1983 Mike Bossy scores 75th hat trick in New York Is­lan­ders’ his­tory. 2005 The Amer­i­can baseball play­ers’ as­so­ci­a­tion and fran­chise own­ers agree to toughen the cur­rent penal­ties for the use of steroids, us­ing a 50-game sus­pen­sion for a first of­fence, 100 games for a sec­ond, and then life­time ban for a third.

Rec­og­nized as one of the best golfers of the 20th cen­tury, Mickey Wright, win­ner of 13 ma­jor cham­pi­onships and 82 LPGA vic­to­ries, shot a record-low round of 62, 53 years ago today.

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