1925 – Babe Ruth is suspended and fined $5,000 after showing up late to batting practice.
1950 – The International Olympic Committee votes to admit West Germany and Japan back into the Olympic Games beginning in 1952.
1977 – St. Louis Cardinals speedster Lou Brock passes Ty Cobb for the most stolen bases of all-time with his 894th career steal.
1985 – Don Baylor of the Yankees is hit by a pitch for a record 190th career time.
2004 – The Olympic Games come to a close in Athens, Greece.
2018 – Aaron Rodgers signs a record contract extension with the Green Bay Packers for four years and $103 million in guarantees.
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