On This Day

July 29, 1989 in Sports History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Sport

  • Javier Sotomayor of Cuba sets high jump record (8'0") in San Juan

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Phillies retire Steve Carlton's # 32

Baseball Pitcher Steve Carlton
Baseball Pitcher
Steve Carlton
  • Vince Coleman, record streak stopped at 50 straight stolen bases
  • White Sox trade Harold Baines to Rangers for Scott Fletcher & Sam Sosa