On this Day in Sports History July 9
On this day in 1963, Stan Musial appeared in his record 24th All Star Game. The National League defeated American League, 5-3.
On this day in 1980, the National League beat the American League, 4-2 in the All-Star Game. It was the NL ninth straight win.
On this day in 2006, the White Sox beat the Red Sox, 6-5, in 19 innings. The game lasted six hours and a total of 570 pitchers were thrown.
On this day in 2010, the Texas Rangers traded Justin Smoak and three other minor leagues to the Seattle Mariners for Cliff Lee, Mark Lowe and cash considerations.
On this day in 2011, New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter collected his 3,000th career hit.
On this day in 1968, the Philadelphia 76ers traded Wilt Chamberlain to the Lakers for Jerry Chambers, Darrell Imhoff and Archie Clark.
On this day in 2006, Roger Federer defeated Rafael Nadal in four sets to win the Wimbledon Championship.