On this Day in Sports History July 11
On this day in 1950, the National League beat the American League 4-3 on a Red Schoendienst home run in the 14th inning.
On this day in 1960, Willie Mays was a home run shy of hitting for a cycle in the All Star Game. The star centerfielder led the National League to a 5-4 win over the American League.
On this day in 1967, Tony Perez hit a 15th inning home run to give the National League a 2-1 victory over the American League.
On this day in 2005, St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Chris Carpenter and Chicago White Sox pitcher Mark Buehrle were named the starters of the All-Star game.
On this day in 2011, Robinson Cano of the New York Yankees won the Home Run Derby.
On this day in 2014, LeBron James announced that he would return to Cleveland to play for the Cavaliers.
On this day in 2001, the Pittsburgh Penguins traded Jaromir Jagr to the Washington Capitals for Kris Beech, Michal Sivek and Ross Lupaschuk.
On this day in 2010, Spain defeated Netherlands 1-0 to win the World Cup.