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Events in Sport


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Aug 9 SF Giants outfielder Barry Bonds hits his 600th career home run

MLB Legend Barry Bonds
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Barry Bonds
  • Aug 18 84th PGA Championship: Rich Beem shoots a 278 at Hazeltine National Golf Club

Weddings in Sport

  • Aug 10 "Baywatch" actress Angelica Bridges (28) weds Canadian hockey player Sheldon Souray (26) at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada

Deaths in Sport

  • Aug 12 Enos Slaughter, American baseball player, dies at 86
  • Aug 15 Kyle Rote, NFL halfback (NY Giants 1951-61), dies at 74
  • Aug 16 John Roseboro, American baseball player and coach (b. 1933)
  • Aug 23 Hoyt Wilhelm [James], American Major League Baseball player and knuckleball pitcher (New York Giants, Los Angeles Dodgers), dies of heart failure at 80