On This Day

August 3, 1989 in Sport

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Sport

  • Cincinnati Reds set MLB record for most hits in 1st inning of a game with 16 for 14 runs in an 18-1 rout of Houston Astros

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Future Baseball Hall of Fame left fielder Rickey Henderson sets AL mark of 50 stolen bases in 9 of his first 11 seasons in MLB

MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson
  • Jorge Velásquez wins aboard Maddie Bumpo in the 3rd at Arlington International Racecourse to become only the 5th jockey in the world to ride 6,000 career winners

Birthdays in Sport

  • Jules Bianchi, French Formula One racing driver, born in Nice (d. 2015)