Events in Sport for Year 1991 (Part 2)

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Jul 25th - Pittsburgh Steelers guard Terry Long treated for an apparent suicide attempt after he learned he tested positive for steroid use
Jul 26th - CFL assumes ownership of Ottawa Rough Riders
Jul 26th - Expo's Mark Gardner no hits Dodgers for 9 innings, but loses in 10th
Jul 28th - 12th U.S. Senior Golf Open: Jack Nicklaus
Jul 28th - 29th Tennis Fed Cup: Spain beats USA in Nottingham England (2-1)
Jul 28th - Buffalo Bills beat Philadelphia Eagles, 17-13 in American Bowl in Wembley
Jul 28th - Dennis Martinez pitches the 13th perfect game in baseball history
Jul 28th - Juli Inkster wins LPGA Bay State Golf Classic
Jul 28th - 78th Tour de France won by Miguel Indurain of Spain
Jul 29th - 1st Sunday Night game at Shea Stadium (Mets beat Cubs 6-0)
Jul 30th - Red Sox Carlos Quintana is 11th to get 6 RBIs in an inning (3rd)
Aug 1st - Italian/Argentine Soccer star Diego Maradona retires
Aug 2nd - Mike Jeffcoat is 1st AL pitcher to get an RBI since 1972
Football Legend Diego MaradonaFootball Legend Diego Maradona Aug 4th - 1st time Seattle Mariners are 9 games over .500
Aug 4th - Deb Richard wins LPGA Phar-Mor in Youngstown Golf Tournament
Aug 5th - Sergei Bubka of USSR sets pole vault world record (6.10m) in Malmö Sweden
Aug 7th - Charles Austin breaks US high jump record at 7'10½"
Aug 7th - Darrin Lewis hits his 1st major league HR
Aug 8th - With two months left, White Sox set new home attendance (2,150,951)
Aug 10th - NFL sportscaster Paul Maquire suffers a heart attack at 53
Aug 11th - 73rd PGA Championship: John Daly shoots a 276 at Crooked Stick Ind
Aug 11th - Melissa Mcnamara wins Stratton Mountain LPGA Golf Classic
Aug 12th - Last day in Test Cricket for Viv Richards, Dujon & Marshall
Aug 13th - Test Cricket debut of Mike Whitney for Australia versus England at Old Trafford
Aug 17th - Royals Warren Cromartie's 1st major league HR since 1983
Golfer and Two-Time Major Champion John DalyGolfer and Two-Time Major Champion John Daly Aug 18th - Cindy Rarick wins LPGA Northgate Computer Golf Classic
Aug 20th - Dolphin Dan Marino surpasses Joe Montana as the highest paid NFL player with a 5-year extension for $25 million
Aug 23rd - 3rd World Championships in Athletics open at Tokyo, Japan
Aug 24th - Taiwan captures its 15th Little League World Series, 11-0
Aug 25th - 91st US Golf Amateur Championship won by Mitch Voges
Aug 25th - Cubs Doug Dascenzo commits his 1st career error after 242 games
Aug 25th - Martha Nause wins LPGA Chicago Sun-Times Shoot-Out Golf Tournament
Aug 25th - Wanda Panfil wins 3rd female world champion marathon (2:29:53)
Aug 26th - Royal Brett Saberegen no-hits White Sox 7-0
Aug 28th - Red Tom Browning vs Expo Dennis Martinez both perfect game pitcher
Aug 30th - Mike Powell of US sets then long jump record at 29' 4½" (8.95m)
Aug 31st - Houston QB David Klingler sets NCAA record with 6 touchdown passes in the 2nd quarter as the Cougars clobbered Louisiana Tech 73-3
MLB Pitcher Dennis MartínezMLB Pitcher Dennis Martínez Sep 1st - Hiromi Taniguchi wins 3rd world championship marathon (2:14:57)
Sep 1st - 3rd World Championships in Athletics close at Tokyo, Japan
Sep 2nd - Pat Bradley wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic
Sep 4th - Panel of 8 baseball experts vote to drop asterisk next to Roger Maris HR record & determine an official no hitter must go at least 9 innings
Sep 6th - 33rd Walker Cup: US, 14-10
Sep 7th - 1st South African international competition in 25 years, gymnastics
Sep 7th - Ty Detmer of Brigham Young passes NCAA record 11,606 yards
Sep 7th - 111th Women's U.S. Open: Monica Seles beats Martina Navratilova (7-6, 6-1)
Sep 8th - Michelle Estill wins Ping-Cellular One LPGA Golf Championship
Sep 8th - 111th Men's U.S. Open: Stefan Edberg beats Jim Courier (6-2, 6-4, 6-0)
Sep 9th - Mike Tyson indicted for rape of Desiree Washington
Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike TysonHeavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson Sep 9th - Only 1,695 fans watch Boston Red Sox play Cleveland
Sep 10th - Yolanda Gail Devers runs US female record 100m hurdles (12.48 secs)
Sep 11th - NY Yankees final game at Baltimore Oriole's Memorial Stadium
Sep 11th - Atlanta Braves Kent Mercker, Mark Wohlers & Alejandro Pena pitched 1st combined no-hitter in NL, beating San Diego Padres, 1-0
Sep 12th - Nolan Ryan's 4-3 victory over Twins is his 312th career win
Sep 13th - 55 ton concrete beam falls in Montreal's Olympic Stadium
Sep 13th - Joe Carter 1st baseball player with 3 consecutive 100 RBI seasons with 3 different teams (Indians, Padres, Blue Jays)
Sep 13th - Kim Zmeskal is 1st American to win a medal at World Gymnastics Championships, she wins the gold with 39.848 pts
Sep 14th - Freshman Marshall Faulk of San Diego State rushed for NCAA record
Sep 15th - 19th du Maurier Golf Classic: Nancy Scranton
Sep 15th - SD State freshman Marshall Faulk sets NCAA rushing record of 386 yds
MLB Outfielder Joe CarterMLB Outfielder Joe Carter Sep 15th - US women's gymnastics team win 1st World Championships medal (silver)
Sep 17th - 4,355 turn out to see Expos play NY Mets at Shea Stadium
Sep 18th - John Hart becomes general manager of Cleveland Indians
Sep 18th - NCAA places Tenn on 2 yrs probation for football recruting violations
Sep 18th - Robert Helmick resigns as pres of US Olympic Committee
Sep 21st - USA Basketball announces "Dream Team" for the 1992 Olympics
Sep 22nd - Miami Dolphins coach Don Shula records his 300th career NFL victory
Sep 22nd - Pat Bradley wins LPGA SAFECO Golf Classic
Sep 24th - Deion Sanders, left Braves July 31 to report to NFL Falcons, returns
Sep 25th - 3rd World Championships in Athletics: Carl Lewis wins gold in 100m
Sep 27th - 1st scheduled NHL exhibition game in St Petersburg Fla, is cancelled due to poor ice conditions (NY Islanders vs Boston Bruins)
Olympic Sprinter and Long jumper Carl LewisOlympic Sprinter and Long jumper Carl Lewis Sep 28th - NY Yankees set record of 75 games without a complete pitched game
Sep 29th - 29th Ryder Cup: US beats Europe, 14½-13½ at Ocean Course (South Carolina, US)
Sep 29th - Pat Bradley wins MBS LPGA Golf Classic
Oct 2nd - Eric Lindros refuses to sign with Quebec Nordiques
Oct 2nd - Steffi Graf becomes the youngest woman to win 500 professional tennis matches
Oct 2nd - Toronto Blue Jays clinches AL East title & becomes 1st team to draw 4 million fans
Oct 4th - NHL NY Rangers trade Bernie Nichols to Edmonton for Mark Messier
Oct 4th - San Jose Sharks lose 4-3 to Vancouver Canucks in their 1st NHL game
Oct 5th - NJ Devils begin their 10th Anniversary with a 7-2 win over the Blues
Oct 5th - Carlos Huerta's NCAA record streak of successful points after a touchdown ends at 157
NHL Legend Mark MessierNHL Legend Mark Messier Oct 5th - Fresno State ties NCAA record with 49 points in a quarter, as they route New Mexico 94-17
Oct 6th - Meg Mallon wins LPGA Daikyo World Golf Championship
Oct 6th - NY Met David Cone ties NL record by striking out 19 Phillies
Oct 6th - Orioles' last game at Baltimore's Memorial Stadium (vs Det Tigers)
Oct 7th - Scorecard Harry, Space Appeal & Cafe Lex in 9th race at Belmont, creating 2nd triple dead heat in NY thoroughbred racing history
Oct 9th - San Jose Sharks beat Calgary for their 1st NHL win, 4-3
Oct 11th - Chip Beck ties PGA lowest 18 hole score of 59
Oct 12th - Boxer Hector Comacho arrested for driving while getting oral sex
Oct 12th - Mike Lerch of Princeton ties NCAA record with 370 receiving yards
Oct 12th - Wrestler Rip Oliver forced to retire after being injured by Crush
Oct 12th - Doug Flutie of BC Lions sets CFL passing record of 582 yards despite losing to Edmonton 45-38 in overtime
LPGA Golfer Meg MallonLPGA Golfer Meg Mallon Oct 13th - Blue Jay Cito Gaston is 1st manager ejected in a playoff game
Oct 13th - Minnesota Twins win AL pennant beating Toronto in 5 games
Oct 13th - MLB American League Championship: Minnesota Twins beat Toronto Blue Jays, 4 games to 1
Oct 14th - NY Rangers right wing Mike Gartner scores his 500th NHL goal
Oct 16th - Dallas Mavericks Roy Tarpley becomes 7th to be banned from NBA for life under the league's anti-drug agreement
Oct 17th - Angel Cordero is 3rd jockey to win 7,000 horse races
Oct 17th - Pitts Penguin Paul Coffey sets NHL defenseman scoring record with 1,053 career points (309 goals & 744 assists)
Oct 17th - MLB National League Championship: Atlanta Braves beat Pittsburgh Pirates, 4 games to 3
Oct 19th - Longest NCAA football game (3:52) as RI beats Maine 52-30 (6 OTs)
NHL Star Paul CoffeyNHL Star Paul Coffey Oct 19th - Lonnie Glieberman purchased Ottawa Rough Riders from CFL
Oct 24th - Larry Ryckman purchases CFL Calgary Stampeders
Oct 27th - John Brodie wins Security Pacific Senior Golf Classic
Oct 27th - Minnesota Twins beat Altanta Braves 1-0 in 10 to win World Series in 7
Oct 29th - Buck Showalter replaces Stump Merrill as NY Yankee manager
Oct 30th - Mark Sauer becomes CEO of Pittsburgh Pirates
Nov 2nd - Nevada makes biggest comeback in NCAA football history, overcoming a 35-pt deficit in the 3rd quarter & rallying to beat Weber State 55-49
Nov 2nd - Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Arazi, Black Tie Affair, Dance Smartly, Miss Alleged, Opening Verse, Pleasant Stage, Sheikh Albadou
Nov 2nd - 2nd Rugby World Cup: Australia beats England 12-6 in London
Nov 3rd - 22nd NYC Marathon won by Salvador Garcia of Mexico in 2:09:28
Nov 3rd - Ayrton Senna wins shortest Formula One race ever run (17 laps)
Nov 3rd - 42nd Formula One WDC: Ayrton Senna wins by 24 points
Nov 7th - 1st NBA game in Delta City, Utah Jazz beats Seattle 103-95
NBA Legend Magic JohnsonNBA Legend Magic Johnson Nov 7th - Magic Johnson announces he has HIV virus & retires from LA Lakers
Nov 8th - Paul Coffey sets NHL defensman soring mark with 311th goal
Nov 9th - Houston's Roman Anderson is 1st NCAA to kick 400 pts
Nov 10th - Bernie Kosar ends NFL record of 308 passes without an interception
Nov 10th - Liselotte Neumann wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic
Nov 10th - Martina Navratilova ties Chris Evert, 157 pro tennis tournament wins
Nov 10th - South Africa's 1st cricket international since 1970 - one-day v India
Nov 13th - Boston Red Sox Roger Clemens wins AL Cy Young Award
Nov 14th - Pittsburgh Steelers guard Terry Long loses his steroids appeal & is suspended without pay by NFL for 4 weeks
Nov 15th - Ricky Pierce (Seattle) begins NBA free throw streak of 75 game
Nov 17th - Detroit Lion Mike Utley is paralized in a game vs LA Rams
MLB Pitching Legend Roger ClemensMLB Pitching Legend Roger Clemens Nov 17th - 41st NASCAR Sprint Cup: Dale Earnhardt wins
Nov 18th - Auburn men's basketball team was placed on 2 yr probation for recruiting violations & is not eligble for post-season play in 1991-92
Nov 19th - Balt Orioles shortstop Cal Ripken wins his 2nd AL MVP
Nov 20th - Atlanta Braves Terry Pendleton wins NL MVP
Nov 22nd - NY Knicks pay Patrick Ewing a record $18.8 million for 2 yr extension
Nov 23rd - Evander Holyfield TKOs Bert Cooper in 7 for heavyweight boxing title
Nov 23rd - Sacramento Kings ends NBA's longest road losing streak at 43 games
Nov 23rd - Brigham Young Ty Detmer finishes NCAA career with record 4,031 yards passed in a season & 15,031 for career
Nov 24th - 79th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Calgary Stampeders, 36-21
Nov 24th - After going 12-0, Washington Redskins lose to Dallas 24-21
Tennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion Monica SelesTennis Player and Nine-Time Major Champion Monica Seles Nov 24th - Monica Seles, sets female tennis record winning $2,457,758 in a year
Nov 29th - Test Cricket debut of Javagal Srinath, v Australia at the Gabba
Nov 30th - 1st world championship of women's soccer, US defeats Norway 2-1
Nov 30th - 56th Iron Bowl: Alabama beats Auburn 13-6 in Birmingham
Dec 1st - 80th Davis Cup: France beats USA in Lyon (3-1)
Dec 2nd - Bobby Bonilla signs record $29 million-5 year pact with NY Mets
Dec 8th - Kris Tschetter/Billy Andrade wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
Dec 12th - NJ Nets set NBA record of 22 blocks beating Nuggets 121-81
Dec 13th - Ricky Pierce (Seattle) ends NBA free throw streak of 75 games
Dec 14th - 57th Heisman Trophy Award: Desmond Howard, Michigan (WR)
Dec 15th - Deb Richard wins JBP Cup LPGA Match Play Golf Championship
Dec 16th - Fla Marlins sign their 1st player, 16 year old pitcher Clemente Nunez
Dec 17th - Cleveland Cavaliers beat Miami Heat 148-80, by record 68 pts
Dec 19th - NY Yankee pitcher Steve Howe arrested for cocaine possession
Dec 20th - NHL grants permanent membership to Tampa Lightning & Ottawa Senators
Dec 26th - Chuck Knolls retires as NFL coach after 23 years
Dec 26th - NY Islander Derek King ties NJ Devils 5-5 with ½ second left
Dec 27th - Bengals hire Dave Shula as youngest NFL coach (32)
Dec 27th - Chuck Knox retires as Seattle Seahawk coach
Dec 28th - 8 are crushed to death at a RAP basketball game at City College, NYC
Dec 31st - Daniel R McCarthy elected NY Yankee managing general partner
Dec 31st - J Donald Crump resigned as CFL Commissioner

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