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1900 – Charlotte Cooper beats Helene Prevost in a tennis match to become the first female Olympic champion in any sport.

1914 – Babe Ruth makes his MLB pitching debut, as the Red Sox defeat the Cleveland Naps 4-3.

1950 – The MLB All-Star Game goes to extra innings for the first time ever with the NL winning 4-3 in 14 innings.

1967 – Tony Perez hits a home run in the 15th inning off of Catfish Hunter to give the NL a 2-1 win in the longest MLB All-Star Game ever.

1982 – Italy beats West Germany 3-1 to win the World Cup.

1985 – Nolan Ryan, then with the Astros, becomes the first pitcher in MLB history to record 4,000 career strikeouts.

1995 – University of Maryland QB Scott Milanovich is suspended for eight games by the NCAA after he is caught gambling on college sports.

2012 – The Phoenix Suns trade two time NBA MVP Steve Nash to the Los Angeles Lakers.

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