On this Day in Sports History July 2
On this day in 1941, New York Yankees outfielder Joe DiMaggio extended his hitting streak to 45 games.
On this day in 1995, Hideo Nomo became the first Japanese player to be elected to an All-Star game.
On this day in 2013, Cincinnati Reds pitcher Homer Bailey threw the second no-hitter of his career.
On this day in 2011, the New York Rangers signed Brad Richards to a nine-year, $58 million contract.
On this day in 2005, Venus Williams won the Wimbledon crown for the third time in her career.