On this Day in Sports History July 6
On this day in 1933, the first major league All-Star game took place in Chicago. The American League won 4-2. Babe Ruth hit the first home run in the game’s history.
On this day in 1983, the American League beat the National League, 13-3. Fred Lynn of the Angles hit the first grand slam in All-Star game history.
On this day in 2004, Los Angeles Dodgers closer Eric Gagne blew a save against the Diamondbacks to end his consecutive save streak at 84 games.
On this day in 1997, Pete Sampras beat Cedric Pioline in three sets to win his fourth Wimbledon title.
On this day in 2002, Serena Williams defeated her sister Venus to win her first Wimbledon crown.
On this day in 2003, Roger Federer beat Mark Phillippoussis to win his first ever Wimbledon title.
On this day in 2003, Tiger Woods won the 100th Western Open.
On this day in 2011, the United States lost to Sweden 2-1 in a group match in the Women’s World Cup.