Events in Sport for August 1989

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Events 1 - 22 of 22

1st - Australia take 3-0 series lead over England to regain Cricket Ashes
3rd - 5th jockey to win 6,000 races (Jorge Valesquez)
3rd - Rickey Henderson sets AL mark of 50 steals in 9 seasons
3rd - Cin Reds send record 20 men to bat with a record 16 hits in 1 inning as they score 14 runs in 1st inning
4th - Blue Jays Dave Steib's perfect game broken up in 9th with 2 outs by NY Yankee Roberto Kelly
6th - Beth Daniel wins LPGA Greater Washington Golf Open
6th - Boston Red Sox retire Carl Yastrezemski's #8
10th - A's bat out of order against White Sox in 3rd inning
10th - Australia 0-301 at end of day one, 5th Test Cricket at Trent Bridge
13th - 71st PGA Championship: Payne Stewart shoots 276 at Kemper Lakes GC Ill
15th - In 2nd start since after cancer treatment, Giants Dave Dravecky breaks his pitching arm while throwing to Tim Raines
17th - 32nd Walker Cup: Britain-Ireland, 12½-11½
17th - Orioles shortstop Cal Ripken moves into 3rd place (1,208th cons game)
18th - Bucky Dent replaces Dallas Green as NY Yankee manager
20th - Howard Johnson joins Barry Bonds & Willie Mays to hit 30 HRs & steal 30 bases
MLB Pitching Legend Nolan RyanMLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan 22nd - Nolan Ryan strikes out his 5,000th batter (Rickey Henderson)
23rd - LA Dodgers beat Montreal Expos, 1-0, in 22 innings (Rick Dempsey HR)
24th - Pete Rose is suspended from baseball for life for gambling
27th - 89th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Chris Patton
27th - Betsy King wins LPGA Nestle World Golf Championship
27th - Tina Barrett wins LPGA Mitsubishi Motors Ocean State Golf Open
28th - Frank Viola & Mets outduel Orel Hershiser & Dodgers 1-0

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