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------- 1901 - Philadelphia's Harry Davis became the first American League player to hit for the cycle. 1923 - St. Louis' Johnny Stuart pitched two complete games in one day, winning 11-1 and 6-3. 1934 - In one of the most spectacular All Star Game feats in history, Carl Hubbell did the near impossible, fanning in order Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Jimmy Foxx, Al Simmons and Joe Cronin of the American League. The Game was played at the Polo Grounds. 1940 - The National League registered the first shutout in All Star Game history with a 4-0 win over the American League. 1951 - Sugar Ray Robinson lost only the second fight of his career, this to Randy Turpin and in the process losing the world middleweight title. - The National League and American League All Stars combined for six home runs as the NL dumped the AL 8-3. It was the first back-to-back wins in All Star Game history. 1956 - Ken Boyer had three hits to offset back-to-back home runs by Ted Williams and Mickey Mantle as the National League defeated the American League All Stars, 7-3. 1962 - Roberto Clemente had three hits to lead the NL All Stars over the AL, 3-1 in Washington. 1982 - Landaluce, a two-year-old daughter of Seattle Slew, won the Hollywood Lassie Stakes by 21 lengths under the guidance of Laffit Pincay Jr. She ran the six furlong race in 1:08, just 3/5 of a second off the track record at Hollywood Park. 1997 - Japanese pitcher Hideki Irabu made his Major League debut and allowed five hits and two runs, while striking out nine and walking four as the New York Yankees clobbered the Detroit Tigers, 10-3. Irabu worked just 6 2/3rd innings to earn the win. 1999 - Team USA won the Women's World Cup over China in sudden death after a scoreless 90 minutes and two 15 minute overtime periods. They won 5-4 in penalty kicks with U.S. defender Brandi Chastain kicked the game winner in front of 90,185 people at the Rose Bowl. 2001 - Baltimore's Cal Ripken homered in his first at-bat during his final All-Star Game appearance to lead the AL past the NL, 4-1 at Safeco Field in Seattle. Ripken was named the game's MVP. 2003 - The Houston Texans selected former Georgia Tech running back Tony Hollings in the second round of the 2003 NFL Supplemental Draft. - The Army football program has decided to withdraw from Conference USA following the 2004 season, which ended a partnership that began in 1997. Army will pursue an independent schedule beginning in 2005. - The Big East Conference announced, the University of Connecticut will join the conference's football schedule for the 2004 season.

Birthdays: Pete Carril (1930) - former college basketball coach. Arthur Ashe (1943) - former tennis player. Andre Dawson (1954) - former MLB outfielder. Roger Craig (1960) - former NFL player.

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