2019: Philadelphia Phillies OF Bryce Harper hit an epic walk-off Grand Slam to cap off Philly’s comeback after overcoming a 4-run deficit in the 9th inning against the Chicago Cubs where Harper memorably RAN around the bases

2012: Seattle Mariners SP Felix Hernandez pitched the 23rd (and most recent) Perfect Game in MLB history against the Tampa Bay Rays. It’s the only Perfect Game in Mariners franchise history

2007: Longtime NBA referee Tim Donaghy pleaded guilty to felony charges regarding his involvement in a gambling scandal

1990: Oakland Athletics 1B Mark McGwire hit a legendary 10th-inning Grand Slam and became the 1st player to hit 30+ HR in each of his 1st 4 seasons in MLB history 

1984: Pete Rose returned to Cincinnati as a player-manager after spending 6 years in Philadelphia and Montreal

1980: Portland Trail Blazers traded SF T.R. Dunn and a 1st round pick to the Denver Nuggets for a 1st and 2nd round pick. The 1st Rd pick Portland acquired ended up being used to select future HOF SG Clyde Drexler

1975: Baltimore Orioles MGR Earl Weaver was ejected 2x in 1 day by Umpire Ron Luciano — during the 1st game of a doubleheader, and again before the start of the 2nd

1912: New York Yankees OF Guy Zinn became the very 1st player to successfully steal home 2x in a game





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