1876 – Boston’s Joe Borden pitched the first no-hitter in the history of the National League.
1922 – Gene Tunney was defeated by Harry Greb. It was Tunney’s only professional boxing defeat.
1926 – Hack Wilson became the first player to hit a home run off the Wrigley Field scoreboard.
1948 – Joe DiMaggio hit three consecutive home runs.
1962 – The National Basketball Association (NBA) agreed to transfer the Philadelphia Warriors to San Francisco, CA. The team became the San Francisco Warriors (and later the Golden State Warriors).
1962 – Joe Pepitone (New York Yankees) hit two home runs in one inning.
1963 – NBC purchased the 1963 AFL championship game TV rights for $926,000.
1978 – The American League approved the transfer of Jean Yawkey (Boston Red Sox) for $15 million.
1984 – The Detroit Tigers won their 16th straight road game. They tied the American League record.
1991 – The San Diego Sockers won their fourth consecutive Major Soccer League championship.
1991 – The New York Yankees played their fourth straight extra inning game.
1999 – In Kansas City, MO, Owen Hart (Blue Blazer) died when he fell 90 feet while being lowered into a WWF wrestling ring. He was 33 years old.
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