On this Day in Sports History July 18
On this day in 1970, Willie Mays of the San Francisco Giants recorded his 3,000th career hit.
On this day in 1999, New York Yankees pitcher David Cone threw a perfect game against the Montreal Expos.
On this day in 2001,the Minnesota Twins signed their number one overall pick Joe Mauer.
On this day in 1996, the Los Angeles Lakers signed free-agent Shaquille O’Neal to a seven-year, $120 million deal.
On this day in 2001, the Toronto Maple Leafs re-signed Mats Sundin to a five-year, $45 million contract.
On this day in 1999, Paul Lawrie won the British Open.
On this day in 2004, Todd Hamilton won the British Open.